Mid-Columbia Youth Orchestras Auditions

Mid-Columbia Youth Symphony and Cadet Strings Auditions

Fall Auditions for 20-21 Season have been announced! 

Auditions will be held August 20-22, 2020; location TBD. 

Tuition for Youth Symphony is $300 per Season
Tuition for Cadet Strings is $225 per Season

Please download, print, and complete an MCYO 20-21 Audition Application and mail it and your audition fee to:
Mid-Columbia Symphony
P.O. Box 606
Richland, WA 99352

There is a $25 fee to audition.

Youth Symphony Audition Information

Be prepared to:

  1. Play a solo of your choosing, no more than 2 minutes.
  2. Play 3-4 two octave major scales to be chosen at the audition (Strings: up to 5 sharps and 3 flats/Winds and Brass: up to 5 flats and 3 sharps)
  3. Play a short sight reading excerpt
  4. Play audition excerpt (found below)

Cadet Strings Audition Information

Be prepared to:

  1. Play a solo of your choosing, no more than 2 minutes.
  2. Play 2-3 two octave major scales to be chosen at the audition (up to 4 sharps).
  3. Play a short sight reading excerpt

Audition Music Excerpts (Youth Symphony only)

Brass

Horn
Trombone
Trumpet

Woodwinds

Bassoon
Flute
Oboe

Piano/Harp

Piano

Harp

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