Students need to prepare three items for the audition: a short solo, specific scales and sight-reading. Symphony auditionees must also prepare specific excerpts (see links at the bottom of this page).
To prepare for your audition, download the specific details and scale requirements for each instrument and orchestra level below:
NEW: Students who wish to be considered for Symphony: In addition to the solo, scales, and sight-reading portions of the audition, you must also prepare short excerpts from Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony. Click on your instrument below, download your excerpts, and prepare them for your audition. Please contact the GTCYS office with questions: 651-602-6800.