Audition Info

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Auditions for the 2021-2022 season of the Symphony of the Mountains Youth Orchestra are now open.

Read further for submission information. Auditions are not required for participation in the Primo Orchestra. If you are interested in being a part of the Primo Orchestra, please complete the linked form SMYO/SMPO Member Information Sheet, scan or photo, and send it back to the Youth Orchestra Manager, Sheila Armentrout at info@symphonyofthemountains.org

Audition deadline is January 9th, 2022 by 11:59pm. Good luck!

Video Auditions


Video yourself using your smart phone. When complete, upload to YouTube (don’t publicly publish) and email the link to info@symphonyofthemountains.org. In addition to the video links, please complete the SMYO/SMPO Member Information Sheet and also send that to info@symphonyofthemountains.org.

Solo


A short 2-3 minute solo of your choosing which best demonstrates your best qualities, whether it be lyrical, technical, or whatever you choose.

Excerpts


Choose one of the two excerpts to submit as part of your audition. Count through all rests in excerpts, unless they are cut out via brackets or X. The rests are part of the music! If available, obtain a recording of each work so you can learn the context of the excerpts. 

Strings

Woodwinds

Flute Excerpts Excerpt Notes
Oboe Excerpts
Clarinet Excerpts Excerpt Notes
Bassoon Excerpts

Brass

Horn Excerpts
Trumpet Excerpts
Trombone Excerpts
Tuba Excerpts

Percussion

Percussion Excerpts

Youth & Primo Orchestra

Rehearsal & Concert Schedule

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