Applications Now Open – Closing Date: Friday 30th October

Applications and Information for Season 2021

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Click HERE for Video Submission Information (New Senior Ensemble Applicants Only)

All applicants are expected to support their school and local authority ensemble(s). The minimum age & playing level for entry is shown below. Please note ABRSM Grades shown are approximate for guidance only.

Membership Requirements:

Training Ensembles: Open to strings, woodwind, brass and percussion players currently in P7 – S4 / ABRSM Grade 3+

Senior Ensembles: Open to strings, woodwind, brass and percussion players currently in S2 – S6 / ABRSM Grade 6+

Cost of Membership: Season 2021

Senior Ensembles (Concert Band & Symphony Orchestra)

  • £360 for pupils attending a west of Scotland local authority secondary school
  • £460 for independent school pupils & pupils from outwith the WSSO local authority catchment area

Training Ensembles (String Orchestra & Training Band)

  • £240 for pupils attending a west of Scotland local authority secondary school
  • £340 for independent school pupils & pupils from outwith the WSSO local authority catchment area

Teacher Comments Must be provided – If sending separately, please email to admin@wsso.org.uk 

SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE APPLICANT

INSTRUMENT YOU ARE APPLYING ON:

I WISH TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING ENSEMBLE(S)
Symphony Orchestra S2 – S6 / ABRSM GD 6+Concert Band S2 – S6 / ABRSM GD 6+Training Band P7 – S4 / ABRSM GD 3+String Orchestra P7 – S4 / ABRSM GD 3+
PLEASE NOTE: ABRSM GRADES SHOWN ABOVE ARE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY (NOT COMPULSORY)

FIRST NAME
SURNAME
DATE OF BIRTH (DD/MM/YYYY)
GENDER

LOCAL AUTHORITY (OF SCHOOL)

YEAR AT SCHOOL
SCHOOL ATTENDED
OTHER INSTRUMENTS PLAYED
SAXOPHONISTS ONLY - PLEASE STATE ORDER OF PREFERENCE
(EG. ALTO 1 / TENOR 3 / BARITONE 2)
ALTO TENOR BARITONE
PLAYED
WERE YOU A MEMBER LAST YEAR? IF SO WHAT ENSEMBLE DID YOU PLAY WITH? OTHERWISE ANSWER ‘NO’

DO YOU ATTEND THE RCS JUNIOR SCHOOL?

SECTION 2 - CONTACT DETAILS

ADDRESS (LINE 1)
ADDRESS (LINE 2)
ADDRESS (LINE 3)
POSTCODE
FULL NAME OF PARENT / CARER
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS (APPLICANT)
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS (PARENT/GUARDIAN)
HOME TELEPHONE NO.
MOBILE NUMBER OF PARENT/CARER
MOBILE NUMBER OF APPLICANT

SECTION 3 - PLAYING EXPERIENCE

BRIEF DETAILS OF PLAYING EXPERIENCE & GRADES ATTAINED

SECTION 4 - INSTRUMENTAL TEACHER (Can be emailed separately to; admin@wsso.org.uk)

NAME OF INSTRUMENTAL TEACHER
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS
PLEASE COMMENT ON APPLICANT’S ABILITY AND COMMITMENT

I have permission from the following to apply for membership
PARENT/CARERHEAD TEACHER (PRIMARY/INDEPENDENT PUPILS) OR HEAD OF MUSIC (SECONDARY PUPILS)INSTRUMENTAL TEACHER

CHECK THIS BOX TO AGREE IF OFFERED A PLACE, I WILL ATTEND ALL EVENTS, INCLUDING AUGUST REHEARSALS AND CONCERTS