YOSA Orchestras Audition Information

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Auditions for the 2018/19 Season will take place June 4-10, 2018.

Why Join? 

  • Have a great time playing exciting music with other dedicated young musicians from all over the San Antonio area.
  • Perform numerous concerts conducted by leading music educators.
  • Enjoy sectional coaching from experienced music educators and professional musicians of the San Antonio Symphony.

Who is eligible to Join?

  • All string players ages 8-20 with at least one year of experience on violin, viola, cello, or bass.
  • Flute players ages 8-20 with at least one year of experience.
  • All other woodwind, brass, percussion, and harp players ages 13-20 with at least two years of experience.
  • Participation in your school music program is mandatory.
  • Home-schooled students are welcome.

YOSA Orchestra Tuition Assistance

YOSA offers programs that are equally accessible to all youth regardless of financial circumstance. Limited tuition assistance is provided to those who qualify and apply before July 13, 2018.

The 2018/19 YOSA Season Tuition Assistance application will become available by June 30, 2018, coinciding with the distribution of audition results

If you have any further questions about YOSA tuition assistance, please email auditions@yosa.org.

2018/19 YOSA Season Audition Requirements

Please download and prepare the excerpts below that correspond with the instrument you plan on auditioning on:

Alto Saxophone

Baritone Saxophone

Bass Clarinet

Bass Trombone

Bass

Bassoon

Cello

Clarinet

Euphonium

Flute

Harp

Horn

Oboe

Percussion

Tenor Saxophone

Trombone

Trumpet

Tuba

Viola

Violin