The Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras hold competitive auditions each spring to form its membership for the following school year. Applications for the JSYO 2021/22 Season will open on April 15th, 2021.

How to Audition

To apply for the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras, complete the following steps! Questions? Contact Emily Craine, Manager of Music Education & Community Engagement.

Get Started!

1. New to JSYO? Explore the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras Ensembles, and review the Placement Guide to determine which ensemble is the best fit.
Placement Guide
2. Review the Audition Instructions & Guidelines for the 2021/22 Season to get started, then complete your Application.

3. Review and download Excerpts and Scale Sheets (as applicable) for your audition. Auditions will last from 5 to 10 minutes and will consist of:
    •   scales and arpeggios
    •   a solo
    •   excerpts
    •   sight-reading

Scale Sheets