The Columbus Youth Symphonic Band | Capital University


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    Columbus Youth Symphonic Band

    Sponsored by Capital University’s Conservatory Preparatory Division, the Columbus Youth Symphonic Band (CYSB) was created to provide an advanced performance experience for the finest high school wind players and percussionists in the central Ohio area. Membership is open to any student in Grades 10-12 who participates in their high school music program.

    Audition Information

    Interested students should prepare a Class A or Class B solo on the OMEA high school contest list or a solo of comparable difficulty. The All-State etude is not required for the audition. In addition, students will be asked to play major scales up to 4 flats and 4 sharps (memorization is preferred, but not required) and to sightread. Auditions will be held at the Conservatory of Music between 6:00-9:00 PM on the following dates:

    • Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    • Monday, May 22, 2017

    To schedule an audition, please contact Mindy Hamel either by phone at 614.236.6201 or through e-mail at