Lone Star Youth Orchestra Auditions

 Currently taking audition appointments for the 2014-2015 Season

CALL 972.252.4800 to set up your audition today!

Thank you for your interest in the Lone Star Youth Orchestra.  We are extremely pleased you found your way to this page and certainly hope to see you at one of our upcoming audition dates.  All auditions are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.  Please begin by reading the audition requirements and steps below. Additional questions? Contact 972.252.4800.

Steps for 2014-2015 Auditions for The Lone Star Youth Orchestra

Three audition dates available:

Rolling auditions: Wednesdays at 6:00pm 


1. Please review and prepare the following materials for your audition:

  • LSYO Audition Entry Form
  • $20 New Member/$10 Returning Member nonrefundable Audition Fee (turn in with Audition Entry Form)
  • Scales for your instrument (see below)
  • One solo piece of your choice (2-3 minutes in length; does not need to be memorized)
  • Sight reading piece provided at auditions

2. Please call the LSYO Office at (972) 252-4800 to schedule your audition date and time. It is important that you contact us if you are interested in rolling auditions as soon as possible! Audition slots may fill up quickly!


* Then it's all about practicing and showing up to your audition fifteen to thirty minutes prior to your designated time.  Best of luck!

2014-2015 Season Performance Schedule 

November 5, 2014

December 10, 2014

February 25, 2015

May 13, 2015  


2014-2015 Rolling Audition Scale Requirements


Bass: F Major (3 octaves) A Major (2 octaves)

Bassoon: D Major (2 octaves) G Major (2 octaves)

Cello: D Major (3 octaves) A Major (2 octaves)

Clarinet: D Major (2 octaves) Eb Major (2 octaves)

Flute: D Major (2 octaves) A Major (2 octaves)

Horn: G Major (2 octaves) A Major (1 octave)

Oboe: D Major (2 octaves) Eb Major (2 octaves)

Trombone: G Major (2 octaves) Ab Major (2 octaves)

Trumpet: D Major (2 octaves) Eb Major (2 octaves)

Tuba: G Major (2 octaves) Eb Major (1 octave)

Viola: D Major (3 octaves) A Major (2 octaves)

Violin: A Major (3 octaves) E Major (2 octaves)



Audition Location Information:

Irving Arts Center 

3333 N MacArthur Blvd. 
Irving, TX 75062