Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
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If I'm a returning MYO member, do I need to complete an online application form to audition for the 2019-2020 season?
Do I need piano accompaniment for the audition?
What is NYSSMA?
What if I did not participate in NYSSMA events?
Do I need to prepare scales?
Will I be asked to sightread?
How long is the audition?
Should I bring an extra copy of my music?
What should I prepare for my percussion audition?
Where are the Nassau rehearsals held?
Where are the Suffolk rehearsals held?
Is there a progression from one MYO ensemble to the next?
Is regular attendance important?
What are the costs associated with MYO Membership?

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