Orchestra Auditions

 Entrance Auditions for the 2019-2020 season are now CLOSED

Orchestra auditions for CYSO’s 2019-2020 season are now closed. We occasionally hold summer recruiting auditions to fill orchestra positions that may still remain. If you are interested in being considered for a recruiting audition, please fill out the form below. CYSO will contact you if an opportunity to audition arises. If a position does not become available this season, you will be added to the CYSO mailing list and be notified when our 2020-2021 season auditions are announced in January 2020.

We are currently holding Recruiting Auditions for the following openings:

Philharmonic Orchestra
Viola

Concert Orchestra
French Horn
Double Bass

Debut Orchestra
Clarinet
Trombone
Viola
Cello
Double Bass

Preparatory Strings
Bass

Overture Strings
Bass

Entrance Auditions will take place in April. Candidates are assigned a 5-8 minute audition time, and may be asked to sight read. All candidates are required to pay a non-refundable $35 audition fee. Results are announced via email by June 1, and all students will be notified regardless of outcome.


CYSO PROGRAMS

 

SATURDAY ORCHESTRAS

Concert OrchestraDebut OrchestraAccelerando StringsPreparatory StringsOverture Strings

SUNDAY ORCHESTRAS

Symphony OrchestraPhilharmonic Orchestra

 

Additional enrichment program opportunities include chamber music, composition seminar, steel orchestras, masterclasses, and international touring. See the CYSO Program Guide for a full list of programs.

If you have any additional questions about orchestra auditions, please contact Kaytie Faries at (312) 939-2207, ext. 240.