Audition Information

Current & New AYO Members: Spring String Auditions

for the 2022-2023 Spring Season


*If you're a current member of AYO and would like to move to a higher orchestra next year, you must audition for that orchestra. If you'd like to stay in the same orchestra for next year, no need to audition. *

All Orchestra Auditions


Monday August, 29th 2022

6:00 -8:30 pm

Austin High School

Enter large parking lot on east side of school. Enter the main building.


  1. Complete the Audition Request Form, here.

  2. Pay Audition Fee. Audition cost is $15 to be paid in advance online, here, or a check can be mailed to: AYOA, PO Box 5385, Austin TX 78763. Please make the check payable to Austin Youth Orchestra Academy.

  3. See information for audition requirements including required pieces and scales.

  4. Sign up for an audition time once you've received an email from AYO



Audition Requirements


Click here for information about each orchestra and their qualifications.


Click here for AYO Academy audition materials. (Includes Camerata, and Intermezzo Orchestras)


Click here for AYO audition materials. (Includes Sinfonietta, Philharmonic, and Symphony Orchestras)



If the student auditioning needs the sheet music or for any questions regarding auditions with the Austin Youth Orchestra please email aburch@AustinYouthOrchestra.org

*If you're a current member of AYO and would like to move to a higher orchestra next year, you must audition for that orchestra. If you'd like to stay in the same orchestra for next year, no need to audition. *