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Soul Night

Youth Application 2016

Applications close on 31st December 2015

(Application is closed except for the highlighted instrument below)


II. Soul Night – The Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra


April 11 – 16, 2016 in Aarau, Switzerland


Max. 2 Concerts (in Aarau and in TBA Switzerland)


For youth musicians between the ages of 16 – 26 years old

From All Switzerland!


Participation Fee: FREE


Attention: Participants are required to have a good command of the English Language!

All communication will be in English!


The Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra (SYJO) directed by

Fritz Renold

and accompanied by internationally acclaimed artists versatile in Soul, Gospel and Jazz styles for presenting this repertoire.


Michael Bradley (voc), Wayne Bergeron* (Ltp), Marques Young (Ltb), Tony Lakatos* (ts), Ryan Scott (g), Oli Rockberger (p), Janek Gwizdala (b) and Steve Gadd (d),


We seek the number of candidates that play the following instruments.


3 vocals

2 trumpets

1 trombone

1 flute

1 alto saxophone

1 tenor saxophones

1 baritone saxophone

1 guitar

1 piano/keys

1 e-bass

1 drumset/percussions


Closing Date: 31st december 2015


Auditions will be held in case applications exceed demand.


Audition Date: 16th January, 2016 in Aarau


Participants will be chosen based on level of musicianship and delight for Jazz and Big Band projects.


Application is still open for the highlighted instrument above!


*Subject to Change

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