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How to Join

Would you like to audition for the final concert of SBYSO’s 2023-24 season? Auditions can be submitted online by emailing us an audition video.  OR, do you want to join us for our 2024-25 season?

  • In order to audition, please do the following:
    • Complete this online Audition Application form (2023-24 season)
    • Complete this online application form to audition for 2024-25 season. (We will also hold in-person auditions at our Summer Camp during the week of June 17-21, 2024, at Saint Mary’s College, and again in August (dates TBA).
    • Your audition will consist of two parts:
      1. Required scales
      2. About 3 minutes of a polished piece (when in doubt, play your most recent ISSMA piece.)
    • Create a video recording. (You can make one recording file for scales and a separate one with your piece, in order to limit file size.)
    • Email your audition video to sbyso@sbyso.orgBe sure to share the video with the following email

SBYSO’s annual tuition beginning 2023-24 is $495 (Concert Orchestra) / $595 (Symphony Orchestra.)  (We will prorate tuition for those who join  in January.) Once accepted, a $150 tuition deposit will be required to hold your place for the season.  Also, once accepted, an SBYSO student (new or returning) can receive a $100 recruitment discount for each student they invite to audition for SBYSO who JOINS for the full season.  (Limit of 5 for Concert Orch and 6 for Symphony Orch.)  Please email with questions; thanks.  Total discounts (family / recruitment) not to exceed full tuition.

Questions? Email