2017-2018 ASYO Auditions

Saturday May 13, 2017 | 12:00-5:00 p.m.

Alabama School of Fine Arts

1800 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35023

To audition for the 17-18 season, you must be at least 12 years old by September 1, 2017, and no older than 22 years old by June 1, 2018. You must be a middle school, high school, or undergraduate student.

The ASYO currently has openings for Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Flute, Bassoon, Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, and Percussion. The ASYO is accepting oboe, clarinet, tuba students as alternates.


ASYO Audition Requirements

Strings, Woodwinds, and Brass: One or two short solo works or etudes (no accompaniment) demonstrating overall level of playing; all major scales at least two octaves; sight-reading.

Percussion: One solo or etude each on snare drum and timpani; all major scales and sight-reading on mallet instrument.

Auditions will be evaluated on musicality and expression, technical ability, intonation, rhythm, sound quality, and sight-reading skills.

All auditions include a $25 Audition Registration Fee. Please make sure that you understand all policies outlined in the ASYO Handbook before registering to audition.

ASYO Handbook


If you are unable to make the scheduled audition dates please contact Erin Dawkins, ASYO Manager, and we will work with you to schedule an alternative audition date.