Audition Requirements

    Youth Orchestra Strings
  • Scales, both major and minor: 2 or 3 octaves, up to 4 sharps and 4 flats with accurate intonation
  • Prepared Solo: Student's choice (2 minutes) at Suzuki Book 4 or higher level
  • Sight reading: Short orchestral excerpt



  • Youth Orchestra Winds and Brass
  • Scales, both major and minor: 2 octaves, up to 3 sharps and 3 flats, accurate intonation
  • Prepared Solo: Student's choice (2 minutes)
  • Sight reading: Short orchestral excerpt

  • Youth Orchestra Percussion
  • Show competency on snare drum, timpani, and xylophone.

  • Cadet Strings
  • Major Scales: 2 octaves, up to 2 sharps and 2 flats with accurate intonation
  • Prepared Solo: Student's choice (2 minutes) at Suzuki Book 2 or equalivant level
  • Sight reading: Short orchestral excerpt.