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Audition Requirements for 2021-2022 

All large ensemble auditions listed below for the 2021-2022 year will be held virtually via video submission. All students (continuing and new) must audition for an ensemble. Students must submit an Ensemble Application Form along with their video. Please see below for your audition requirements and forms.

UPDATED: Ensemble placements has been extended, allowing interested students to submit now until August 15 by 11:59 pm. Priority consideration will be given to those who submitted by the original deadline of Thursday, July 1. 

Video Requirements:

  • PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY ONE AUDITION VIDEO.
  • Your video must be filmed in a single take without editing and without piano accompaniment.
  • Introduce yourself at the start of your video (Full Name, Instrument)
  • Performance backgrounds should be of a neutral setting. Be sure that you and your entire instrument are in the frame and properly lit so that you and the instrument are clearly visible.
  • Try to achieve the best sound quality you can by finding a quiet time of day to record or a place that has minimal noise disruptions.
  • Recording camera or phone should be placed on a stable surface to minimize shake and jitter.
  • Please review all recordings so that your video and audio are the quality you want.
  • All recordings must be uploaded as part of this application submission.
  • Videos can be accepted as hyperlinks OR in the following video formats: .3g2, .3gp, .avi, .m2v, .m4v, .mkv, .mov, .mpeg, .mpg, .mp4, .mxf, .webm, .wmv
    • If using a hyperlink, be sure that your video is not set to private so that it may be viewed by conductors.

Advanced – Peabody Youth Orchestra

Intermediate – Young Artists Orchestra

Elementary – Peabody String Ensemble

  • Students should have a beginning understanding of spiccato.
  • Audition requirements for each instrument can be found here:
 

Ready to submit your audition video?

Submit an Ensemble Application Form Today!