Southern Crescent Youth Orchestra


The Southern Crescent Youth Orchestra, sponsored by the Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra, is designed to meet the performing needs of advanced students from area school orchestra programs and private studios. Membership in the orchestra is open to string players with at least two years of experience who successfully pass the entrance audition. The orchestra’s first four seasons have included concerts in Spivey Hall and performances with the Southern Crescent Symphony.

Auditions for the 2016-17 season
Auditions for the Southern Crescent Youth Orchestra will be held on August 23rd beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Union Grove Middle School. For more information or to schedule an audition, please contact the group’s conductor, Kathy Saucier, at

Audition Requirements
Sight-reading and the following scales: violin: 3 octave G and A major, viola and cello: 3 octave C and D major, bass: 2 octave F and G major.

To Schedule an Audition
Auditions will be held at Union Grove Middle School. Please email Ms. Kathy Saucier at: to schedule a time.

Tuition Fee
Tuition is $100 for the year. This will be payable at the first rehearsal and may be broken into two payments of $50.

Rehearsals will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:00 at Union Grove Middle School. A full concert and rehearsal schedule will be provided at the first rehearsal.

If you have previously been a member of the Southern Crescent Youth Symphony Orchestra, no audition is necessary. Please e-mail Ms. Saucier at: with your intentions to join the ensemble for the upcoming season.

If you have questions or would like more information about the orchestra please e-mail Ms. Saucier at We look forward to hearing your audition!

Our Conductor:
Kathy Saucier