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Austin Youth Orchestra Auditions

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Presented by Austin Youth Orchestra (AYO) and AYO Academy at Online/Virtual Space

Jun 14 2020
Aug 10 2020
Austin Youth Orchestra Auditions

Central Texas string players in grades 1 through 12 are invited to audition for one of six orchestras of the Austin Youth Orchestra (AYO) and AYO Academy on Monday August 10, 2020.

The Austin Youth Orchestra and AYO Academy accommodate different levels of experience, playing ability, and age from grades one through twelve.The orchestras rehearse and perform throughout the school year at venues in central Austin.

The Austin Youth Orchestra invites auditions by students who play bass, cello, viola or violin, who are in grades 6-12, and who have the required level of experience.

The Austin Youth Orchestra Academy invites auditions by students who play bass, cello, viola or

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Go to the AYO website to join, sign up for an audition, and pay the audition fee of $15.

Required audition pieces for each orchestra can also be found on the website.

Students should prepare the required pieces and scales. When ready, video record the student playing in a quiet environment. It is important that the student, their instrument and their hands are visible in the video.


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For more information about each orchestra and the conductors visit the AYO website and review the information at the Orchestras tab.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Austin Youth Orchestra - Symphony October 20, 2019
    Oboist Julianne Webner
    Conductor William Dick

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