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Example Audition Videos

Check out full example auditions from GTCYS students, alum, and staff! Example auditions are provided for strings at the Philharmonia level, and for woodwinds, brass, and percussion at the Sinfonia/Concertino level. See the playlist here.

Audition Recording Tips

GTCYS’ Artistic Director Mark Russell Smith gives advice on recording your audition video and shares some examples of what not to do in your video.

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Audition for GTCYS!

GTCYS auditions are opportunities for students to play their instruments so we can get to know them and match them with one of our ten school-year orchestras for the 2023-24 season. To audition for GTCYS, students register online, record a video, and submit an audition online.