YOGA provides an outstanding opportunity for experienced middle and high school age
players, designed to augment the work they are doing in school orchestras or in private lesson study.
Placement in YOGA is based on audition.
Ryan Kho, Music Director/Conductor (Symphonic Orchestra)
Sara Lokey, Director (Prelude Orchestra)
Monday, January 27th beginning at 5 p.m.
Auditions are required for all new members. Students who were members of the Fall 2019 YOGA have the option to audition for a higher chair/ensemble placement.
Rehearsals take place on Monday evenings in the Fine Arts Center on the Summerville Campus of Augusta University
Symphonic Orchestra: Mondays from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Prelude Orchestra: Mondays from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Monday rehearsals will take place on the following dates:
February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Sunday, April 26th, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. for Symphonic Orchestra Only
Monday, April 27th, 7:30 p.m.
Maxwell Theatre - Augusta University's Summerville Campus
Auditions are required for all new members. Students who were members of the Fall 2019 YOGA have the option to audition for a higher chair/ensemble placement. After you fill out the registration form, you will be sent an email with your audition time.
1) A solo of your choice.
2) One Scale - Prepare scale of your own choosing. Anything but G major scale (violin) and anything but C major scale (viola and cello). The number of octaves is your choice.
3) Sight reading.
Auditions will be 5 minutes long
The tuition fee is dependent on which orchestra the student is placed in after auditions.
**The registration fee is due on Monday, February 10th. Any fees received after that date are subject to a $25 late fee.
Rehearsals take place in the Fine Arts Center, located on the Augusta University Summerville
2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA. View map
Prelude Orchestra: Mondays. 5-6 p.m., Fine Arts Center (room C115)
Symphonic/Chamber Orchestra: Mondays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., FAC, Room B111
Concert Location: Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre