Audition/Application Info

All interested participants ( brass and percussionists) must audition to be placed into one of the three bands in the Hannaford Youth Program. Membership dues will be as follows:

  • Youth Band: $450
  • Community Band: $400
  • Junior Band: $350
Auditions were held Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 – 9 to 5 PM at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto.
Mail Option:

If you wish to complete your application by mail, download, fill in and mail completed MAIL application below along with $25 audition fee (payable by cheque or Visa/MC) to:

Hannaford Youth Program
1412 Stationmaster Lane
Oakville, Ontario
L6M 3A7
You will be notified by telephone or email of your audition time.




If you wish to apply ONLINE please click the button below


Audition requirements

  • Two short contrasting solo pieces/studies, max. length 2-3 minutes, demonstrating range, technique, and general musicianship (accompanist not required).
  • Scales and sight reading may be asked.
  • Trumpet players may audition on trumpet with the understanding that they will be required to play cornet.
  • French Horn players may audition on French Horn with the understanding that they will be required to play Eb Tenor Horn.
  • Percussionists:  Snare drum, xylophone, glockenspiel and drum-set will be available.  Please prepare something for snare drum (solo / study) and if possible something for mallets and drum-set.  Sight-reading may be asked.

All instruments (including trombone, euphonium and tubas) will be required to read treble clef (don’t worry… you can learn!)