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How to Join

Would you like to audition for SBYSO’s 2020-21 season? We are planning for this upcoming season, though with some changes from the usual programming (See changes for 2020-21).

SBYSO’s annual tuition is $350. We are accepting audition videos THROUGHOUT THE SEASONTuition will be prorated based on time that student is accepted. Those who wish to submit a video audition, please note the following steps:

1. Complete this online Audition Application form.

2. Create a video recording (see details below).

3. Email your audition video to

We are WAIVING THE AUDITION FEE for this summer!

The audition video should include the following:

1. Scale of your choice. Those auditioning for Concert Orchestra (intermediate ensemble / Saturday morning rehearsals) should prepare a 2 octave scale. Those auditioning for Symphony Orchestra (advanced ensemble / Sunday afternoon rehearsals), please prepare 3 octaves. 
See our 2020-21 Audition Requirements for more information.

Links to scale sheets can be found here:

2. Approximately 3 minutes of a polished piece of your choice. Please give the title and composer of your piece before beginning to play.

Questions? Email