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Audition requirements have been updated for Fall 2020.

All large ensemble auditions listed below for the 2020-2021 year will be held virtually via video submission for new students or students wishing to change ensembles only. Video audition forms will be accepted no later than August 15 at 11:59 pm.

Continuing students will not have to audition this year, but must register for their ensemble by August 15 in order to show their intent to participate. Continuing students who wish to participate in chamber as well should also register online when fall registration opens.

Details on audition information for each ensemble can be found below.

Advanced – Peabody Youth Orchestra

  • All audition videos should be recorded solo, without piano accompaniment.
  • All videos must be filmed in a single take without editing.
  • Videos should be uploaded to YouTube and made sure they are “unlisted” so that they can be viewed by conductors.
  • Audition videos can be submitted using the PYO Audition Submission Form 
  • Audition requirements and excerpts for each instrument can be found here: PYO (Strings Only) Audition Materials
  • Audition videos must be submitted no later than August 15th at 11:59 pm.

Intermediate – Young Artists Orchestra

  • All audition videos should be recorded solo, without piano accompaniment.
  • All videos must be filmed in a single take without editing.
  • Videos should be uploaded to YouTube and made sure they are “unlisted” so that they can be viewed by conductors.
  • Audition videos can be submitted using the YAO Audition Submission Form 
  • Audition requirements and excerpts for each instrument can be found here: YAO Audition Materials
  • Audition videos must be submitted no later than August 15th at 11:59 pm.

Elementary – Peabody String Ensemble

  • Students should have a beginning understanding of spiccato.
  • All audition videos should be recorded solo, without piano accompaniment.
  • All videos must be filmed in a single take without editing.
  • Videos should be uploaded to YouTube and made sure they are “unlisted” so that they can be viewed by conductors.
  • Audition videos can be submitted using the PSE Audition Submission Form
  • Audition requirements for each instrument can be found here: PSE Audition Materials
  • Audition videos must be submitted no later than August 15th at 11:59 pm.