WHAT'S NEW AT THE WSYO!

 

UPDATED October 15th, 2018:

WE HAVE ONE MORE SPOT FOR THE 2018 GUILD COMPETITION (as of October 15th, 2018)

Windsor Symphony Guild Scholarship Competition 2018

We are pleased to announce that this year’s Scholarship Competition will be held on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at The Capitol Theatre. We will begin our competition at 2:00. I am asking that the competitors arrive at 12:30 so you can have a few minutes to practice on stage prior to the competition. Competitors must be members of the Windsor Youth Orchestra. The first 10 qualifying applicants will participate. The applications must be fully completed in order to be accepted, this includes private instructor approval via email. Competitors must prepare 2 contrasting pieces with a time limit of 12 minutes. Prize winners cannot compete the following year. Judges’ decisions are final. 1st Prize - Pauline Higgins Memorial Scholarship--$500 cash and $384.20 tuition for Youth Orchestra 2nd Prize - Matti Holli Memorial Scholarship--$300 cash and $384.20 tuition for Youth Orchestra 3rd Prize -Yurith MacArthur Award--$200 cash and $384.20 tuition for Youth Orchestra.

WSO GUILD COMPETITION APPLICATION

 

Welcome Letter from Mr. Wiley!

 

2018-2019 Organization Handbook  - This handbook should help answer many of the questions you have. If it does not, please do not hesitate to be in contact with Mr. Wiley (dwiley@windsorsymphony.com).

 

Are you interested in taking an active leadership role in WSYOs and earning some community service credit hours? The young leaders will be responsible for helping to shape the experience of the organization!  Any interested parties should fill out a Leadership Application Form and return (or email) it to Mr. Wiley by September 15th.

 

WSYO Auditions - see audition page. Auditions for seating will be held in September 1st and 8th!

 

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Mr. Wiley's Contact Information:

Daniel Wiley - dwiley@windsorsymphony.com

Phone: 519-973-1238 Ext. 28

 

All musicians - please come prepared to rehearsals - pencil, music, stand, equipment, and having practiced your music!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WSYO Clarinets - Part assignment:
Radetzky March - Edward, Henning and Mateo on 1st
Haydn - Edward on 1st throughout. Movements 1+2 -Henning and Mateo on 1st; Movements 3+4 - Henderson and Yujin on 1st
Schubert - Henderson, Edward and Mateo on 1st

Barycentre - Henderson on 1st.
Defend us in Battle - Henderson on 2nd.
The Lookback - Yujin and Henderson on 1st, Edward and Henning on 2nd. 
Magic Army Overture - Edward and Henning on solo/marching part, Then Yujin on 1st, Henderson on 2nd. 
Rhythmicization - Henderson on 2nd.

WSYO flutes - Part assignment for Magic Army Overture - Doris and Anumita on solo/marching part, Prasanna on 1st,
Catherine and Jessica on 2nd. 


WSYO percussion - Part assignment

Barycentre - Joshua timp, Andrew bongos, Julian other (vibr., trgl., wb, brake drum)
Defend us in Battle - Joshua timp/crotales, Andrew perc. 1 (gl., chimes, trgl.) Julian perc. 2 (gl., cym, sd, bd)
The Lookback - Joshua timp, Andrew perc. 1 (sd, xyl.), Julian perc. 2 (sc, vibr.)
Magic Army Overture - Joshua timp, Andrew sd, Julian trgl.
Rhythmicization - Joshua perc. 1 (timp/ cym, Andrew perc. 2 (sd, trgl, bd, cym), Julian perc. 3(chimes, vibr., gl., trgl., xyl.)