GYO 2019 Course
Thursday 27 June - Sunday 30 June 2019
GYO is delighted to announce that applications are now welcome to take part in the 2019 Course. Musicians of age 12-22 and of ABRSM Grade 7/8 standard are eligible to apply. Those working towards this level are encouraged to apply.
REHEARSAL DAY: Sunday 24th March, 9 am - 5 pm at St Margaret's School for Girls, Aberdeen.
COURSE DATES: Thursday 27th June - Sunday 30th June 2019.
CONCERT: Sunday 30th June 2019, 7.30 pm, Music Hall, Aberdeen.
We are thrilled to welcome Susannah Wapshott of Scottish Opera as Conductor for the first time. We are excited to welcome back GYO Patron, Murray McLachlan, as Soloist.
The program will be:
Vaughan-Williams English Folksong Suite
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor
Brahms Symphony No 2 in D
Click on the GYO 2019 Form page and fill out our online form!
All applicants will be auditioned. All auditions will take place at the North East of Scotland Music School, Aberdeen on the following dates:
Friday 2nd November: 5 pm - 9 pm
Saturday 3rd November: 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday 4th November: 9 am - 6 pm
Those who cannot attend a live audition will be asked to send a DVD Recording. All applicants will be asked to play one accompanied piece and prepare 2 excerpts for the panel from the program.
COST - The cost to take part in GYO 2019 will be a non-refundable fee of £120. More information will be sent about the fee following the auditions.
Susannah Wapshott, GYO 2019 Conductor
Murray McLachlan, GYO 2019 Soloist
"I was totally mesmerised.... the Music Hall reverberated and echoed in sound. Even the nearly 200 year old building gave them an encore." Harriet Brace, Press & Journal, July 2014.