Audition Details

Audition Dates, Location, and Directions

2017-18 Audition Dates & Times

All students are required to audition each year to determine placement, and the 2017-18 auditions will take place in June 2017. Audition slots are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The audition registration form will be available here the week of February 13, 2017. 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.

Violin
Thursday, June 1               3pm – 9pm
Friday, June 2                    3pm – 9pm
Saturday, June 3                9am – 9pm
Sunday, June 4                  2pm – 9pm
Thursday, June 8               3pm – 9pm
Friday, June 9                    3pm – 9pm
Saturday, June 10              9am – 9pm
Sunday, June 11                2pm – 9pm

Viola
Saturday, June 3                9am – noon
Saturday, June 10              9am – 1pm
Sunday, June 11                 2pm – 8pm

Cello
Friday, June 2                    5pm – 9pm
Saturday, June 3               1pm – 9pm
Sunday, June 4                  2pm – 9pm
Friday, June 9                    5pm – 9pm
Saturday, June 10             9am – noon

Bass
Thursday, June 1               6pm – 9pm
Thursday, June 8               6pm – 9pm
Friday, June 9                    6pm – 9pm

Flute
Saturday, June 3                9am – 3pm
Sunday, June 4                  2pm – 8pm

Oboe
Sunday, June 11                2pm – 9pm

Clarinet
Thursday, June 1               3pm – 9pm
Saturday, June 3                1pm – 5pm

Bassoon
Sunday, June 4                  2pm – 5pm

Brass (Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba)
Saturday, June 3                9am – 9pm
Sunday, June 4                  2pm – 9pm

Percussion*
Saturday, June 10             2pm – 6pm
Sunday, June 11               1pm – 4pm

Register for your 2017-18 audition


Audition Location (Strings, Woodwinds, Brass)

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.

*Percussion auditions are located at MacPhail Center for Music, 501 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401. See the end of this page for detailed directions.

Directions to Auditions at Mayflower Church

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.

Audition Location (Percussion)

MacPhail Center for Music
501 S 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

I-35W Southbound: Take 1-35W south to S Washington Avenue. Take exit 17C for Washington Avenue. Use the right lane to turn right onto S Washington Avenue. In two blocks, turn right onto 11th Avenue S. Take the first left onto S 2nd Street. In less than six blocks, MacPhail will be on your left.

I-35W Northbound: Take I-35W north using the left two lanes and follow signs for Downtown. Use the left two lanes to continue on MN-65. Continue onto 5th Avenue S. In less than one mile, turn right onto S 2nd Street. MacPhail is on your right.

A variety of parking lots are available around MacPhail. See their website for more information or review their suggested parking lots.

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