What level of training is required? We suggest that all players be at a grade 8 RCM level or above. If you are not sure of your level, please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a meeting with our conductor for an informal assessment.
What if I am not quite at that level yet? Are there other opportunities available in our community? Absolutely! The GYMC String Orchestras, under the direction of Tak Kwan provide wonderful training and experience to lead to playing in GYSO. http://gyso.ca/the-gymc-junior-and-intermediate-string-orchestras/
What does the GYSO perform? Everything from pop to symphonic classics to jazz.
When does the GYSO rehearse? The GYSO rehearses on Thursday nights from 6:30-8:30 starting September 28th until April.
Where does GYSO rehearse? In the beautiful recital hall of the Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St.
What is the membership fee? $400