AN AUDITION IS REQUIRED TO JOIN THIS ENSEMBLE. *If you choose to pay in full by credit card or select a payment plan with your credit card, please do not select Cash/Check at "check out". All registration balances or payment plans paid by credit card but marked "cash/check" will have the $25 credit fee added after registration. *Symphony members have a mandatory weekend retreat August 11-13th* TYO is very excited about the 9th Annual Symphony Retreat! Our Symphony Retreat will be held this Fall at Blue Springs in Marianna, FL. We will enjoy team building, make music together and share free time at this wonderful location! The retreat ends with a concert at Chipola College's Fine Art Center! Attendance at the retreat is mandatory for TYO Symphony students. https://www.tallahasseeyouthorchestras.com/retreat-information* Symphony is a full orchestral ensemble including strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion that performs orchestral literature at the highest level. Students should be comfortable reading and playing music in the practical range of their instruments. Students should also be able to maintain characteristic tone through all dynamic ranges and a wide variety of tone colors.