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2018 YBE Audition #1
Click here to find the 2018 Youth Brass Ensemble Audition Materials
Your submission will be reviewed by a member of the VMAPA-YPE staff, and followed up with an email confirmation. A $20 non-refundable registration fee is required for all new and returning members that is to be paid no later than the date of the audition. Applicants will be notified of their audition date and time approximately one week prior to the audition. Missed auditions will not be rescheduled.
The Vanguard Music and Performing Arts (VMAPA) Youth Brass Ensemble (YBE) is a premiere performing arts ensemble aimed at giving participants the opportunity to perform unique repertoire at the highest level possible. We specialize in music composed for brass instruments (trumpet, french horn, trombone, baritone/euphonium and tuba), arrangements of various genres of music, and unique experiences unparalleled by any extracurricular opportunity available in the greater Silicon Valley. Participants are exposed to masterclasses from professionals throughout the season as well as amazing and intrinsically challenging music that helps brass musicians reach a new level of musicianship.
Benefits of Joining the SCV Youth Brass Ensemble
- Professional training under our conductors and staff
- Concert performances in the most prestigious venues
- Sectional coaching and master classes from world-class musicians
- Chamber music programs
- Community service via music outreach