Tacoma Youth Symphony
$250 deposit due on 9/1/18
$950 total if paid in full by 10/1/2018
Tacoma Young Artists Orchestra
$240 deposit due on 9/1/18
$940 total if paid in full by 10/1/2018
Tacoma Junior Youth Symphony
$160 deposit due on 9/1/18
$860 total if paid in full by 10/1/2018
Tacoma String Philharmonia
$150 deposit due on 9/1/18
$850 total if paid in full by 10/1/2018
Tacoma String Symphony
$120 deposit due on 9/1/18
$820 total if paid in full by 10/1/2018
Automatic Monthly Tuition payment plans with deposit due on 9/1/2018 and $125 payments due the 1st of each month from October 1st through February 1st. The March 1st payment adjusted to balance.
(one per family) will be applied to final payment.
Appointments Available Now
Regular Season runs September 2018-May 2019
Please wait 24 hours after submitting your application to call for an audition appointment.
Preparation: Prepare a classical solo of your choice, no accompaniment, that will demonstrate technical proficiency, tone production, and musicianship; consult your music teacher when selecting a piece. This is an audition and not a performance, expect to be stopped before you complete your piece. A short excerpt from an orchestral score will be provided for sight-reading. High school and older woodwind and percussion players should prepare the excerpts linked on the Audition Application page. In the RARE instance that you cannot make it on your assigned day, you will need to submit a YOUTUBE VIDEO in lieu of an in-person audition. Click here for recording instructions. Your video, required forms and fee are due by August 1st.
Theory classes are also available.
Application: Please complete the Audition Application online and submit it. Wait 24 hours and then call (253) 627-2792 between 10 am and 3 pm to schedule your audition appointment. Print out and sign the Agreement Form and bring it with you to your scheduled appointment. Arrive 30 minutes before your audition. The audition fee is $60.
It is important to us that all students and their parents be familiar with the school music policy of the Tacoma Youth Symphony Association (TYSA) and that they understand and agree to support it. To provide us with a record of your knowledge of this policy, we ask that you complete and sign the above form designating such. We appreciate your adherence to and support of this policy.