The mission of the Venice Symphony Youth Orchestra is to provide students an opportunity for high-quality instruction in an ensemble setting while enriching the communities of Venice and the neighboring areas.
The program consists of two performing ensembles with rehearsals taking place at Building 42, behind the Venice Performing Arts Center on the VHS campus.This year our rehearsals have moved to Wednesdays to better accommodate student schedules.
Youth Orchestra – Welcoming students in 7th – 12th grade, with more than three years of experience and the maturity to participate in a large ensemble. A full orchestra experience with opportunities in all four sections – String, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Students must demonstrate solid technique and are developing on their instrument. Rehearsals are held Wednesdays from 4:45 to 6:15 pm Director: Dr. Nicolás Real
Concert Strings – Welcoming students in 3rd through 8th grades, with two to three year of experience playing, developing positions, and interested in performing in an ensemble. This string-only ensemble is a great opportunity for students to grow as a musician. Rehearsals are held Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Director: Nicole Rawley.
The tuition for the fall semester is $150, which includes are instructional, application and facility fees. Need-based scholarships are available.
If you know a young musician in our area who would be interested in dedicating their time and talent to our ensembles, please click here to register.
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For more information, call 941-207-8822.
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