Youth Symphony Audition Requirements

Youth Symphony is a mostly high school aged full orchestra for advanced players.

1. Identify and play a five minute excerpt of a polished piece that demonstrates your technical, tonal, and musical skills.

2. Sight-read.

3. Scales: A chromatic scale, major scale, and minor scale demonstrating the total range of their instrument.

4. Prepare the assigned music below.

Please prepare the entire first, third, and fourth movement of Symphony No. 9 Op. 95 by Dvorak "New World" (.pdf below)

If your instrument is not listed, you do not have to present a prepared selection.

Audition requirements

If you are wondering which group to audition for, please read the descriptions of each of the orchestras.