Audition Dates, Location, and Directions
Dates & Times
All students are required to audition each year to determine placement. The main auditions take place in May and June. Audition slots are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. GTCYS is offering mid-year auditions on Saturday, December 10, 2016. String, winds, and brass auditions will begin at 9am and are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Percussion auditions will be by appointment. Within one week of submitting a registration form, you will receive an email confirming your scheduled audition time. If you have any questions, please contact GTCYS’ Program Assistant Sarah Cooke.
Strings, Winds, and Brass
GTCYS is offering mid-year auditions on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Auditions will begin at 9am and are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis. After you register for an audition, GTCYS’ staff will contact you with your audition confirmation.
Violin: All orchestras except Concertino
Viola: All orchestras
Cello: All orchestras
Bass: All orchestras
Flute: Limited openings in Concert Orchestra and Philharmonic
Oboe: Limited openings in Concertino, Camerata, Philharmonic, and Symphony
Clarinet: Limited openings in Sinfonia, Concertino, and Camerata
Bassoon: All orchestras
Horn: All orchestras
Trumpet: All orchestras except Philharmonic
Trombone: All orchestras
Tuba: All orchestras except Symphony
Percussion: All orchestras
Harp: Concertino, Camerata, and Concert Orchestra
*Percussion auditions are located at MacPhail Center for Music, 501 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401. After you register for an audition, GTCYS’ staff will be in contact with you to set up an audition appointment at MacPhail.
106 Diamond Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55419
The church is centrally located at the intersection of I-35W and Diamond Lake Road in south Minneapolis.
Directions to Auditions
I-35W Southbound: Take I-35W south to Diamond Lake Road Exit. Stay straight onto Stevens Avenue. Turn right (west) onto Diamond Lake Road. Church is on the right.
I-35W Northbound: Take I-35W north to Diamond Lake Road Exit. Turn left (west) onto Diamond Lake Road. Cross the bridge over I-35W. Church is on the right.
Free parking is available in the church lot (accessible from Diamond Lake Road) and on nearby residential streets.