2017 - 2018 ASYO Auditions
ASYO Orchestra Auditions
Saturday, August 26, 2017 11am to 3pm
Alabama Symphony Orchestra - Administrative Offices
3621 Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35222
ASYO Percussion Auditions
Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Mountain Brook Junior High School
205 Overbrook Road, Birmingham, AL 35213
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, Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, and Percussion.
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
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If you are unable to make the scheduled audition dates, please contact Erin Dawkins, ASYO Manager, at 205.314.6955, or via email and we will work with you to schedule an alternate audition date.