The Junior Orchestra is for ambitious young musicians aged 8 and over. This is also the first step of the orchestral pathway for aspiring members to move up to the Selangor Symphony Youth Orchestra.
We welcome players who play these instruments to join us: violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, clarinet, french horn, trumpet, and trombone. The Junior Orchestra rehearses on Every Saturdays 2:30pm - 4:30pm on the following classes:
- Orchestra technique class
- Orchestra rehearsal (sectional and/or full orchestra)
- Watch rehearsals of SSO
- Side-by-side performance with the Selangor Symphony Youth Orchestra
- Opportunities to be conducted by SSO guest conductors
- Participate in masterclasses coached by SSO guest soloists
- Special workshop on educational topics presented by scholars and renowned guest speakers
By requirements, some members of Junior Orchestra will be required to take extra class on Musicianship training (ear-training, rhythm and sight reading training) for 30 mins prior to the Orchestra technique class. Additional fee RM30/class will be applied to members who take this extra class.
The main requisites for joining the Junior Orchestra are enthusiasm and commitment.
Open for violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, clarinet, and trumpet.
Minimum age is 8 and above
Grade 2 to 3
All players must have a private music teacher and are taking weekly lessons on the instrument that they are applying for this orchestra
Violin and cello players choose to play 1 short audition piece to be recorded from your mobile phone or tablet, demonstrating the fundamental of playing. Junior Orchestra audition pieces can be downloaded HERE. For audition pieces for woodwind & brasswind, kindly contact us.
RM600/Term per orchestra member (one Term is 3 months)
All orchestra members pay by Term
Each Term is inclusive of public holidays
New players pay one-time RM40 registration fee. Registration fee comes with a SSYO t-shirt
Please note that Term 4 ends in mid December.