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The Brazos Valley 
Youth String Chamber Orchestra 
2023-2024 Application
2024-2025 Application: COMING SOON! 
 
 
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  • Beginners only need apply.

  • Child’s Age Range: 8-12

  • Guardian: 21 and up

  • Commitment to the dates given in this application is REQUIRED

  • Tuition for the BVYSCO program is free, but guardians agree to pay half of the instrument rental fee monthly.

Applicant Guidelines
 

APPLICATION PART 1

Application Steps
  1. Fill out the application form below and submit

  2. You will be directed to a new page where you and your child will answer the interview questions via video. Then upload the video of you and your child at the link provided. Child participation is REQUIRED.

  3. We will select applications and select applicants for the program.

Important Dates

10/4/23    Application Deadline has been extended

10/5/23:   Notification of Acceptance

10/7/23:   Orientation, Meet your Teacher and Instrument Fitting

10/8/23:    Private Lessons Begin 

Child Participation Information
Which of the following most accurately describes you?
What are your preferred pronouns?
Child's Current Address and Contact Information:
Participating Parent or Guardian
Which of the following most accurately describes you?
What are your preferred pronouns?
Guardian Current Address and Contact Information:
Address is:
Terms of Participation 

I understand that the information in this application is true to the best of my knowledge and that the video submitted is our own unedited interview. I also understand that The Brazos Valley Youth String Chamber Orchestra reserves the right to discharge participants who have submitted false or misleading information in the application process. If accepted as a student of the BVYSCO, I agree to abide by BVYSCO regulations. I agree not to bring any alcoholic beverages or firearms onto BVYSCO premises or to possess or engage in the illegal use of drugs while a student of the BVYSCO. Students are expected (in their academic conduct) to comport themselves with basic standards of honesty and character. Plagiarism, cheating, and dishonesty in BVYSCO related matters are prohibited and can result in a student’s dismissal from the BVYSCO without refunding any part of the fees paid. 

The applicant consents to the creation and distribution of any recording, broadcast, or electronic transmission of any kind, without compensation, made by the BVYSCO or any BVYSCO approved entities while he/she is a student at the BVYSCO. The applicant similarly consents to the use of his/her likeness in photographs, video, or any visual media created and distributed by the BVYSCO or BVYSCO approved entities. 

 

Release of Liability

As the legal parent or guardian, I release and hold harmless The Brazos Valley Youth String Chamber Orchestra, its owners and operators from any and all liability, claims, demands, and causes of action whatsoever, arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by the participant and/or the undersigned, while in or upon the premises or any premises under the control and supervision of The Brazos Valley Youth String Chamber Orchestra its owners and operators or in route to or from any of said premises. 

Medical Emergency

The undersigned gives permission to The Brazos Valley Youth String Chamber Orchestra, its owners and operators to seek medical treatment for the participant in the event they are not able to reach a parent or guardian. I hereby declare any physical/mental problems, restrictions, or condition and/or declare the participant to be in good physical and mental health. I request that our doctor/physician be called and that my child be transported to the nearest hospital if The Brazos Valley Youth String Chamber Orchestra deems necessary. 

Picture Release

The undersigned gives permission to The Brazos Valley Youth String Chamber Orchestra to use any portraits or video that may include your minor student for promotional purposes.

Signature Text

As the legal parent or guardian, I release and hold harmless The Brazos Valley Youth String Chamber Orchestra, its owners and operators from any and all liability, claims, demands, and causes of action whatsoever, arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by the participant and/or the undersigned, while in or upon the premises or any premises under the control and supervision of The Brazos Valley Youth String Chamber Orchestra, its owners and operators or in route to or from any of said premises. 

 

Parental Consent for Minors Participation in All BVYSCO Events

I hereby give my consent for my son/daughter, to participate in all activities that pertain to the schedule of the Brazos Valley Youth String Chamber Orchestra and I release the Brazos Valley Youth String Chamber Orchestra (including all directors, officers, employees, agents, or volunteer workers) or event organizers from any claim or liability that may arise directly or indirectly from my child's presence or participation in the activities. I agree that BVYSCO is not responsible for any personal injury, loss or damage that my child may suffer in connection with this event. I also agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the said parties from any claim arising from any wrongful or negligent conduct by my child while a participant at the BVYSCO. 

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