County Music Groups 2020-21 application form

Before you complete the application form please make sure that you and your parents/carers have read the:

Please make sure that you complete all sections of the form and provide up to date contact details.

If you’re aged under 18 it is essential that your parents/carers have given you consent to apply. All communications will be sent to the parent/carer email address provided.

If you need any help completing the form, please contact the Music Service on 01473 263400.

Phone numbers: please put a space between the area code and the last six digits.

Please put the applicant's email address if they're aged over 18-years-old.

Please list all instrumental positions for which you would like to be considered.

I am applying for a place in

You can select more than one box or leave this blank. All wind, brass and percussion players will automatically be firstly considered for a place in SYO.

Please select SYWO if you play an orchestral (woodwind, brass, percussion) instrument and you wish to be considered for a place in this programme, e.g. should you not be selected for a place in SYO.

All those applying for non-orchestral instruments (such as euphonium or saxophone) should select the SYWO box.

I have previously been a member of:
Ensemble experience

Please give details of any community music groups, school ensembles, or Suffolk Youth Music activities that you're currently or have been a member of (such as South Suffolk Youth Orchestra or North Suffolk Youth String Ensemble).

Please give full details of all your ensemble playing, such as what and when.

Instrumentalists no longer at school
Woodwind and Brass players only
Do you own this instrument?
Would you be willing to learn to double if asked and if an instrument was available?
Online Auditions: Monday 13 - Friday 17 July 2020
Rehearsal day (SYO only): Saturday 24 October 2020
Rehearsal day (SYS & SYWO only): Monday 26 October 2020
Rehearsal course (all ensembles): Saturday 19 - Tuesday 22 December 2020
Residential course including concert performance (all ensembles): Saturday 27 March - Sunday 11 April 2021 - not including Good Friday - Easter Monday (outside dates)
Rehearsal course and Suffolk Show performance (SYWO only): Tuesday 1 - Thursday 3 June 2021
Rehearsal course (all ensembles): Wednesday 21 - Sunday 25 July 2021
Summer Tour (not SYS): Monday 26 July to Thursday 5 August 2021 inclusive (outside dates)
Snape Proms concert performance (SYO only): Sunday 1 to 8 August 2021 (outside dates)
Gala Concert (all ensembles): Sunday 5 September 2021

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