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 set up an audition, please contact Erin Dawkins, ASYO Manager, at 205.314.6955, or via email.