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LDYE is a teaching ensemble for string musicians from ages 6 to 18.
We now offer a Prep Orchestra for students ages 6 - 12 who have less experience on the instrument.
Admission to LDYE is based on an audition.
Auditions for the 2016/2017 season will be held in June and September (2016) and February (2017). Contact us FMI. Download an AUDITION APPLICATION and instructions.
Interested students must be able to:
Read music fluently
Play at least a level 2 NYSSMA solo or comparable piece
Play a scale that spans at least 2 octaves and 3 octave scales are encouraged
Prep Orchestra students should be able to play:
A solo piece that demonstrates proficiency equivalent to the last three pieces of Suzuki book 1
Sight read a short melody in D major or G major and a rhythm comprised of half notes, quarter notes and eighth notes. (excerpts will be provided at the audition)
Violinists: a two octave scale in either G major or C major
Violists and Cellist: a two octave C Major scale