LSYO Audition Information

LSYO Auditions for Fall 2022 have concluded.
Auditions for Spring 2023 will be held January 7, 2023.

Please contact the LSYO Coordinator to be notified when Spring 2023 auditions are open.  If you are currently enrolled in Fall 2022, you are automatically enrolled in Spring 2023 and do not need to re-audition.

LSYO pre-concert group

General Information:

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 excerpts to the audition.

If a musician cannot attend the in-person auditions on January 7, 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 seconds of an etude or orchestral excerpt that showcases the student’s current technical abilities
  • 30-60 seconds of a concerto or solo work that showcases the student’s current musical abilities
LSYO oboe player

Audition Requirements for Winds:

  • Chromatic scale
  • 30-60 seconds of an etude or orchestral excerpt that showcases the student’s current technical abilities
  • 30-60 seconds of a concerto or solo work that showcases the student’s current musical abilities

Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra 
621 Court Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504

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

Mike Lewis
Executive Director