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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. 17, 2016 – 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.

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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!)