YOGA provides an outstanding opportunity for experienced middle and high school age string
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)
Carl Purdy, Director (Prelude Orchestra)
Monday, August 26th beginning at 5 p.m.
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:
September 9, 16, 23, 30
October 7, 21, 28
November 4, 11
Sunday, November 17th: 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, November 18th, 7:30 p.m.
Maxwell Theatre - Augusta University's Summerville Campus
Register for YOGA and request an audition time
All new and returning members are required to audition. Soon after you fill out the registration form you will be emailed an 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, September 16th. 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 TBA)
Symphonic/Chamber Orchestra: Mondays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., FAC, Room B11
Concert Location: Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre