County Music Groups 2022-23 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.

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 am applying for a place in

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

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.

Woodwind and Brass players only
Do you own this instrument?
Online Auditions: Monday 4 - Friday 8 July 2022
Online Auditions: Monday 11 - Friday 15 July 2022
Rehearsal day: Saturday 22 October 2022
Rehearsal day: Sunday 27 November 2022
Rehearsal course (all ensembles): Saturday 17 - Monday 19 December 2022
Residential course including concert performance (all ensembles): Sunday 2 - Thursday 6 April 2023
Rehearsal Day and Suffolk Show - SYWO only: Tuesday 30 May - Thursday 1 June 2023 (outside dates) TBC
Rehearsal course (all ensembles): Saturday 22 - Tuesday 25 July 2023
Summer Tour (not SYS): Wednesday 26 July to Wednesday 2 August 2023 inclusive (outside dates)
Snape Proms concert performance (SYO only): Friday 4 August 2023 or Saturday 5 August 2023(TBC)
Snape Proms concert performance (SYO only): Saturday 5 August 2023 (TBC)
Gala Concert (all ensembles): Sunday 3 September 2023

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