Orchestra Auditions

Auditions for the 2019-2020 season coming soon!
Check back for updates in late January.

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Browse our website to learn more about all that CYSO has to offer. Check out our Audition Requirements page to learn more about what to play and download the applicable excerpts, and read our Auditions FAQ page for answers to all of your frequently asked questions.

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





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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.