LSYO Audition Information

Auditions for the 2024-2025 season will be held in August 2024.

Please contact the LSYO Coordinator to be notified when auditions open.

LSYO pre-concert group

General Information:

LSYO is open to elementary, middle, and high school aged musicians who meet the audition requirements.  Home schooled students are welcome.

LSYO has two ensembles:  String Orchestra and Symphonic Orchestra.  All auditioning strings musicians will be considered for both ensembles.  Winds, brass, and percussion musicians will be considered for the Symphonic Orchestra.

Musicians must bring two printed copies of their solo piece to the audition.

If a musician cannot attend the in-person auditions, please contact the LSYO Coordinator to schedule a make-up audition.

Questions about auditions?  Please contact the LSYO Coordinator.

LSYO basses

Audition Requirements for Strings and Piano:

  • Scale of student choice (two octaves required for Strings Orchestra, three octaves required for Symphonic Orchestra)
  • 30-60 second excerpt from a solo piece of student choice that showcases the student’s current technical and musical abilities
  • Sight Reading
LSYO oboe player

Audition Requirements for Winds:

  • Chromatic scale
  • 30-60 second excerpt from a solo piece of student choice that showcases the student’s current technical and musical abilities
  • Sight Reading

Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra 
621 Court Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504

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Phone: 434-845-6604
info@lynchburgsymphony.org

Ula Kauppi
Executive Director