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Application &

Audition Information

* 2019–2020 Applications are CLOSED *

*2020–2021 Applications will be released here soon! *

Click the button below to submit an application. If you are

a current member of the FWYO program, you will simply

log in to your account to submit the online application. If

you are a brand new applicant, you will need to create an

online account before submitting the application.

Audition requirements are below!

IMPORTANT:  Due to section size limitations, qualified applicants

will occasionally be offered positions in orchestras for which they

did not originally apply & audition. Please be aware that

YO & SWE auditions qualify applicants for placement in PHIL,

PHIL auditions qualify applicants for placement in SO & JSO,

and SO auditions qualify applicants for placement in JSO.

YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Applications will be accepted for:

flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet,

trombone, tuba, percussion, harp, piano,

violin, viola, cello, bass

YO applicants are expected to have learned all major,

minor and chromatic scales on their instrument.

Vibrato not required on scales.

PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Applications will be accepted for:

flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet,

trombone, tuba, percussion, harp, piano,

violin, viola, cello, bass

Scales designated in audition packet. Vibrato

on tonic pitches preferred, but not required.

SYMPHONIC WIND ENSEMBLE

Applications will be accepted for:  flute, piccolo, oboe, English horn,

B-flat clarinet, E-flat clarinet, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet,

bassoon, contrabassoon, alto sax, tenor sax, bari sax,

French horn, trumpet, trombone, bass trombone,

euphonium, tuba, percussion, string bass

STRING ORCHESTRA

Applications will be accepted for:

violin, viola, cello, bass

JUNIOR STRING ORCHESTRA

Applications will be accepted for:

violin, viola, cello, bass