2016 Audition Details

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. 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 late-summer auditions on Saturday, August 27, 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.

Violins: All orchestras except Concertino
Violas: All orchestras
Cellos: All orchestras
Basses: All orchestras
Flutes: Philharmonic (one opening only)
Oboes: Concertino, Camerata, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonic
Clarinets: Sinfonia, Concertino, Camerata
Bassoons: Sinfonia, Concertino, Camerata, Concertino, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonic, Symphony
Horns: Sinfonia, Concertino, Camerata, Concertino, Concert Orchestra, Symphony
Trumpets: Concertino, Camerata, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonic, Symphony
Trombone: Sinfonia, Concertino, Camerata, Concertino, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonic, Symphony
Tuba: Sinfonia, Concertino, Camerata, Concertino, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonic
Percussion: Sinfonia, Concertino, Camerata, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonic
Harp: Concert Orchestra

Percussion*

*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.

Audition Location

Mayflower Church
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.

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