Auditions

Symphony Auditions

All students are expected to prepare two contrasting musical selections. Additionally, you are expected to prepare one major scale and one minor scale covering your full range.

All string players are expected to be proficient at Suzuki Book 6 and above. Wind players should be proficient with music at an All-State Band level.

The Longmont Youth Symphony Orchestra auditions the following instruments:

  • Flute/Piccolo

  • Oboe/English Horn

  • Clarinet

  • Bassoon

  • French Horn

  • Trumpet

  • Trombone

  • Tuba

  • Timpani

  • Harp

  • Violin I/II

  • Viola

  • Cello

  • Bass

Wind Ensemble Auditions

All students are expected to prepare two contrasting musical selections. Additionally, you are expected to prepare one major scale and one minor scale covering your full range.

All students should be proficient with music at a CU Middle School Honor Band level.

The Longmont Youth Wind Ensemble auditions the following instruments:

  • Flute/Piccolo

  • Oboe/English Horn

  • Clarinet

  • Bass Clarinet

  • Alto Saxophone

  • Tenor Saxophone

  • Baritone Saxophone

  • Bassoon

  • French Horn

  • Trumpet

  • Trombone

  • Baritone (Euphonium)

  • Tuba

  • Percussion

Strings Ensemble Auditions

All students are expected to prepare two contrasting musical selections. Additionally, you are expected to prepare one major scale and one minor scale covering your full range.

All students are expected to be proficient at Suzuki Books 3-5.

The Longmont Youth Strings Ensemble auditions the following instruments:

  • Violin I/II

  • Viola

  • Cello

  • Bass