GTCYS auditions are opportunities to play your instrument so we can get to know you and match you with one of our ten incredible orchestras. Our 2021-22 season runs September 2021 – May 2022, and marks the 50th anniversary of GTCYS. To audition for GTCYS, you will register online, record a video, and submit your audition online. Please contact program assistant Katie Heilman at katie@gtcys.org or 651.602.6803 if you have any questions about the audition process or requirements. We’re here to help!

Register for an Audition

Audition Steps

  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 May 3 – June 6.

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.


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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 here.

More Resources

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

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