March 2020 changes due to COVID-19 spread:
Students auditioning for the 2020-2021 season should proceed with registration and audition preparation as planned, but should be aware that auditions will be recorded remotely and submitted online.
Please register for an audition date and time so that we have your information and can continue to communicate with you.
Step-by-Step Guide to Joining OAYO
Step 1 - Consider the Ensemble
OAYO offers a range of ensembles and chamber music programs. This chart includes ensemble descriptions, grades and repertoire. Please use this chart to guide your selection of which ensemble(s) to audition for or visit our Ensembles page,
Step 2 - Read the Audition Brochure
Note: Auditions are required for placement into Youth Concert Strings, Youth Philharmonic and Youth Symphony.
Step 3 - Register for an Audition
Even if you would be unable to attend the open time/date listed, please register for it anyway. You must register in order to submit a recording.
All audition recordings are due by April 20, 2020 at 11:59PM.
Registrations and audition fee payments are only accepted online. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you require assistance.
Percussion auditions need to be scheduled with Spencer Jones at email@example.com.
NOTE: If you register before April 15th, the fee is $31.80 ($30 plus transaction fee). If you register after April 15th, the fee is $40.
All audition slots are 10 minutes. Please see below for 2020-21 season audition locations and times:
ALL AUDITIONS FOR 2020-2021 WILL BE RECORDED BY THE MUSICIAN AND SUBMITTED ONLINE