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 three years of experience who successfully pass the entrance audition.
Auditions for the 2017-18 season
Date: Tuesday, August 29th – 5:00 – 8:30
Location: Union Grove Middle School
- Solo or etude of the student’s choice,
- Sight reading
- 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: contact Kathy Saucier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuition Fee: Tuition is $100 for the year.
Schedule: Rehearsals – Tuesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:00 at Union Grove Middle School Concerts: December and May in Spivey Hall. A full concert and rehearsal schedule will be provided at the first rehearsal.
Perform in world famous Spivey Hall
Free tickets to selected Spivey Hall concerts
Master classes with guest artists
Free entry for CSU All State Preparation Workshop
If you have previously been a member of the Southern Crescent Youth Symphony Orchestra, no audition is necessary. Please e-mail Ms. Saucier at: email@example.com with your intentions to join the ensemble for the upcoming season.
The Conductor: Kathy Saucier is one of the foremost music educators in the state. She has taught for 28 years in the Clayton and Henry County Schools. She is a Henry County Teacher of the Year and a recipient of the GMEA Exemplary Program Award. Groups under her direction have consistently received superior ratings at the GMEA Orchestra Performance Evaluation and her ensembles have been invited to perform at the GMEA annual In-Service Conference. She is a faculty member of the Encore Music Camp.
More Information: Contact Kathy Saucier at