2016-2017 ASYO Auditions

The ASYO is open to students ages 12-22 including Undergraduate students who play an orchestral instrument.

The ASYO currently has openings for Trumpet, Percussion, and String students.

If you are interested in joining ASYO after the 2016-2017 Season has begun, please contact ASYO Manager, Erin Dawkins to arrange an audition time. All auditions include a $25 Audition Registration Fee.


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.

To audition for the 16-17 season, you must be at least 12 years old by September 1, 2016, and no older than 22 years old by June 1, 2017. Exceptions may be possible on a case by case basis.


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.