GTCYS auditions are opportunities to play your instrument so we can get to know you and match you with one of our eleven incredible orchestras. Our season runs September 2024 – May 2025, and marks GTCYS’ 53rd season. To audition for GTCYS, you will register online, record a video, and submit your audition online. Registration for an audition today!

Steps for 2024-25 Season Auditions

  1. Register for an audition
  2. Follow your instrument audition requirements (below).
  3. Practice, practice, practice!
  4. Record your audition video and submit it online to be considered for placement.

Audition Requirements

Click your instrument to download your audition requirements. Follow the steps outlined and you’ll be on your way to a great audition! If you don’t have access to a printer or a digital device to view the audition requirements, please contact us and we’ll mail you the materials.


Audition Timeline

The main auditions for GTCYS’ school-year orchestras are held each spring. All other auditions are reviewed on a rolling basis and placed according to instrument needs and openings.

  • Mid-February: Audition registration opens for 2024-25 school year.
  • Late April – May 22: Window to submit audition video.
  • By July 1: Placement results sent for the 2024-25 season.
  • Mid-August: Audition videos due for new students auditioning for any current openings.
  • Early December: Audition videos due for new students auditioning for any current openings.

Tuition Assistance

Through tuition assistance and support for private lessons, GTCYS makes our programs affordable for all interested students, regardless of financial constraints. Learn more about tuition assistance.

More Resources

Click here for scale references, example audition videos, and more resources. Happy practicing!

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