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Auditions for the 2022-2023 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

Audition deadline is August 27th, 2022 by 11:59pm. Good luck!


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


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. 



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



Horn Excerpts
Trumpet Excerpts
Trombone Excerpts
Tuba Excerpts


Percussion Excerpts

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