Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra


The mission of FLCYCO is to inspire music appreciation and excellence among children ages 12-20, and increase community awareness of and participation in the musical experiences of the youth of Folsom Lake College’s service area (Rancho Cordova, Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs, Placerville and surrounding communities). The Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra is made possible thanks to the generous donation of The Robert S. and Star Pepper Foundation.

Audition Requirements

We offer positions for the following instruments: violin, viola, cello, bass, flute.

Audition requirements will include: a concerto of the candidate's choice (1st or 3rd movement), from the standard repertoire, AND excerpts from repertoire that will be given upon registration for an audition slot. No scales are necessary. A concerto, if desired, could be replaced with the candidate's choice of Bach's Solo composition (from Partitas, Sonatas, or Suites), Or one of the Caprices by Paganini, or one of the "standard" virtuoso pieces written by composers of the Romantic era.

Student placement is competitive and is ranked in order of artistic quality. Those qualities include superiority of tone, intonation, vibrato (as appropriate), dynamic range, musicality, and general accuracy. The audition will be adjudicated by highly qualified professional musicians.

To register, download complete the Audition Application Form and e-mail to Dr. Evgeniy Sporov.

For more information contact Dr. Evgeniy Sporov, Artistic Director/Conductor.

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