GYSO 2017-2018 AUDITIONS
Thank you for your interest in participating in the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra (GYSO)!
The initial auditions for the 2017-2018 GYSO season have passed, and we're now scheduling auditions based upon availability. You can view which instruments/ensembles have openings by using our audition scheduler below. The first round of late auditions will take place on June 20th and June 21st at Kennesaw State University.
GYSO is open to all young musicians high-school age and younger who play an orchestral or jazz ensemble instrument:
Violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba, percussion, harp, jazz saxophone, jazz piano, jazz bass, jazz drums, jazz guitar, jazz vibraphone/percussion, jazz trumpet, jazz trombone, and choral.
Also, returning this year is the GSO Youth Chorus! Students from 6th-12th grade can audition for the chorus.
Auditions for the 2017-2018 season will be by instrument/ensemble. If you have any questions about scheduling an audition time or the audition process, please contact us.
Note: participation in a school music program is required, provided that one exists. This does not apply to students that are homeschooled.
Please review the GYSO Audition Packet. Here you will find audition requirements, excerpts, which ensemble to audition for, audition locations, and all other pertinent information.
Please thoroughly review the audition packet.
Sign up for an audition time and fill out the application. There is a $25 application fee during the registration process. During registration you will provide an email contact. This email is where you will receive confirmation of your audition time and any further communications about GYSO.
Audition times are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please follow the link below to schedule an audition time.
If you do not see an available time for your desired instrument/ensemble, then we currently do not have any available positions. If you'd like to be added to our waitlist, please fill out the form below. You will be notified in the case of an opening in our ensembles.
Prepare for your audition! You will receive a confirmation email with your audition time and all other information after you have paid the audition fee. If you have any questions about the audition or registration process, please feel free to contact us.