Sharon Bonneau, Director
Under the direction of Sharon Bonneau, the Clarinet Ensemble rehearses weekly on Mondays from 7:00-8:30pm at Kilmer Middle School (8100 Wolftrap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182) and performs several times a season. Its repertoire includes arrangements for clarinet ensemble as well as original works.
The Clarinet Ensemble will begin rehearsals on January 8, 2018.
For All Applicants:
Please submit a video audition, via a YouTube link to email@example.com, with the following:
- Chromatic Scale - full range at quarter note = 120 BPM in sixteenth notes, slurred up and tongued down
- The following excerpts: AYPO Clarinet Ensemble Audition Excerpts
- An excerpt from a solo of your choice
The video should not exceed 5 minutes in length and needs to be one continuous recording from beginning to end. Mark the video as 'Unlisted' to maintain your privacy, ensure that the sound is clear, and the image has no obstructions. Complete the AYPO Clarinet Ensemble application and submit all materials by December 1. You will be notified by December 15 as to the status of your application.
Current musicians in AYPO should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org stating their interest in participating in the Clarinet Ensemble by December 8th.
Clarinet Ensemble is open to both current members of AYPO and non-members.
Non-member tuition: $400
Clarinet Ensemble tuition is waived for musicians currently in an AYPO ensemble.