OPEN AUDITIONS for the 2017/2018 Season


GWYOA is pleased to announce auditions for our 2017/2018 season! We welcome new musicians and current members moving up to audition to participate in another exciting season of inspiring music!

AUDITIONS for the 2017/2018 Season

Concerts at Westchester Community College and David Geffen Hall*, Lincoln Center


TWO AUDITION DATES at Westchester Community College, Academic Arts Building:

Saturday, May 20, 2017
  • 8 AM – 2 PM - ONLY for non-members interested in joining the GWYOA orchestras 
Monday, May 15, 2017
  • 5 PM - 8 PM - ONLY for graduating members of Elementary and Junior Strings who wish to move up to the next orchestra.
  • 5 PM - 8 PM - ONLY for non-members interested in joining the Elementary Strings orchestra.

Please pre-register on-line at www.gwyoa.org, auditions page or using the following link:


Once you have filled out the above form, you will receive an invitation link within 3 days from www.signupgenius.com

Please select your preferred time. We will attempt to keep to the time selected. Please arrive at least 10 minutes
early to unpack and warm up.

Walk-ins will be accommodated after those who have pre-registered. There could be a substantial wait for those who have not pre-registered.

Please come prepared to play scales you have mastered, as well as a polished piece that best demonstrates your
present skill level. You will also be asked to sight-read. For longer pieces, excerpts will be heard rather than the
entire work.

Westchester Youth Symphony
For string players entering grades 10-12 in September 2017
For brass, wind and percussion musicians entering grades 9-12 in September 2017

Westchester Junior Strings Orchestra
For string players entering grades 7-9 in September 2017

Westchester Elementary Strings Orchestra
For string players entering grades 4-6 in September 2017


Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY, Academic Arts Building, Ground Floor
Questions? email info@gwyoa.org or see www.gwyoa.org