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Audition for the 2021-2022 Season

 

Planning to audition up to the next ensemble? View and print audition materials here.

  • Due to COVID-19, BYOV will not be conducting live auditions in June. Applications and videos will be submitted through the online audition platform Accept’d. We will begin accepting applications on May 17. The audition deadline is June 14. To submit your audition application and materials, visit https://app.getacceptd.com/byov

*Note: New perspective members and current members intereted in moving up to the next ensemble must audition. You do not need to re-audition to remain in your current ensemble.

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Registration

Registration for the 2021-2022 season is now open! Acceptance into your ensemble through audition must be achieved before registering. Members returning to the same ensemble do not need to audition but must register.

There is a $25 non-refundable deposit due at the time of registration.

Complete the Registration form to reserve your spot. The financial aid application is available on the registration form.

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Excused Absences

If you’re sick or need to take an excused absence from your ensemble, please complete and submit the Excused Absence form below (click to expand) instead of calling.

Excused Absence Form

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Contact Information

  • 757-713-4035 (Junior Strings & String Orchestra)
  • 757-618-1800 (all other ensembles)
  • Members email: [email protected]
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Questions about music or seating results

Contact your conductor by email:

BYOV Handbook

Familiarize yourself with the policies, procedures, and important member information in our handbook.

BYOV Handbook 2020-2021 Season

 

Rehearsal Schedules

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Detailed rehearsal schedules for each ensemble are not yet available! Please check back later.

DATES:
  • MANDATORY Virtual Orientation: Monday, November 2 at 7:00pm
  • Rehearsals: Monday evenings, January thru May
LOCATIONS BY ENSEMBLE: Due to unavailability of our usual locations, here are our temporary rehearsal venues for the foreseeable future.
  • Junior Strings & String Orchestra - Harvest Assembly Church, 525 Kempsville Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320
  • Concert & Symphony Orchestras - Ohef Sholom Temple, 530 Raleigh Ave, Norfolk, VA 23507
REHEARSAL TIMES: Start times are staggered to allow for safe passage, health checks for contact tracing, and cleaning of surfaces/rehearsal room. Rosters for each group will be released following member registration to participate in this format.
Junior Strings (BYJST):
Full Group 5:30-6:15pm
String Orchestra (BYST):
Group A 6:40-7:25pm
Group B 7:45-8:30pm
Concert Orchestra (BYCO):
Group A 6:00-6:50pm
Group B 7:20-8:10pm
Symphony Orchestra (BYSO):
Group A 7:10-8:00pm
Group B 8 :20-9:10pm

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