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City of Leeds Youth Music auditions

We are delighted to share that we are now taking applications for auditions for the City of Leeds Youth Orchestra (CLYO) and City of Leeds Youth Wind Orchestra (CLYWO).

Friday 17th June / Friday 10th June / Friday 1st July
4-6pm, Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawson’s Corner, LS28 5TA

Sunday 3rd July
10.30am-6pm, Music House, St Mark’s Avenue, LS2 9BN

We are able to provide an accompanist free of charge; if you would like to use this service please enclose a copy of the piano accompaniment for your accompanied piece with your application form.

If you are not able to make these dates but would still like to apply, please do return an application form with an explanation and we will do our best to arrange an alternative audition date for you.

We do not have strict criteria for applying to either group and you do not need to have taken any exams, however as a guide to the standard of playing expected, we suggest that CLYWO is suitable for those playing at around Grade 5 or above, and CLYO is suitable for those playing at around Grade 6 or above.

To apply, please complete an application form and return it to educ.artforms@leeds.gov.uk, or by post to:

Pudsey Civic Hall
Dawson’s Corner
LS28 5TA

A Word version of the form is available on request from educ.artforms@leeds.gov.uk.

The deadline for applications is 2pm on Friday 10th June 2022.