The Lone Star Youth Winds application process consists of this online application form, a printed and signed supplemental application page, and a $20 non-refundable application fee. Eligibility requirements include: Active participation in a school band program or a letter of recommendation from your private music instructor if your school does not offer a band program.
Note: For those applicants offered and accepting a position with Lone Star Youth Winds, a $425 tuition payment will be required to secure the student musician's place in the ensemble. Partial tuition assistance may be available for those who qualify.
2019-2020 SEASON INFORMATION
The 2019-2020 Final Call auditions are set for Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Pearce High School in Richardson, TX. Auditions will be in the afternoon.
Notification of the audition time with further instructions will be made a few days prior to the audition date by email directly to the applicant.
There are four mandatory "black out" dates you must calendar now and agree to attending upfront in order to participate in the LSYW this season. A Youth Winds musician must attend both dress rehearsals in its in entirety to perform in the concert. Please check these dates before filling out the application. The rest of the rehearsal schedule is governed by the attendance policy.
"BLACK OUT" DATES
R6: Saturday, February 29 from 10am-3pm (mandatory)
C: Sunday, March 1. 1-2pm sound check. 2:30pm concert start. Moody Performance Hall.
R6: Saturday, May 9 from 10am-3pm (mandatory)
C: Sunday, May 10. 1-2pm sound check. 2:30pm concert start. Eisemann Center in Richardson.
After completing this form and choosing the SUBMIT button, you will be redirected to the LSYW PayPal audition application fee payment screen. Complete this form and process your audition fee using PayPal to secure an audition date and time. All information exchanged during this process is encrypted and secure. You may complete the PayPal payment process using a debit or credit card as a "guest" if you have not registered with PayPal.