Dear Returning or Prospective Fairbanks Youth Orchestra Musician,

Welcome to the 2023-2024 season! We are so excited and ready to begin a new school year filled with music and fun. 

You will find below the audition material for the instrument and orchestra you plan to audition for in September.

Audition General Information

Auditions for all orchestras will be on Saturday, September 9th from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm at the UAF Fine Arts complex, in the music department on campus.

Audition Sign-up Links

String Orchestra and Concert Orchestra Strings Only:

Contact: Dr. Daniel Strawser:


Concert Orchestra Wind and Percussion Only and All Youth Symphony:

Contact: Dr. Michael McConnell:

Or TJ Hovest:

If you are unable to take an audition that day, please let FYO know and we will have the conductor reach out to you with an alternative time.

The FYO email is:

Audition Requirements