Audition Information & Requirements

Audition Information & Requirements

EYSO is for everyone. For instrumentalists from 4th grade to college, playing for 2 years or 12, EYSO aims to find a place for each student to grow in one of our five orchestras.

The 2021-22 EYSO Audition Application is available online beginning February 1, 2021.

  1. Click Apply Now and complete an EYSO Audition Application
  2. Pay the audition fee: $35 for current/returning EYSO members, $45 for non-EYSO members*
  3. Choose your audition time from available slots on May 27-30, 2021. For auditions after May 30, 2021, email to set up an alternate audition date.

Click here for a detailed list of what to prepare for your audition.

Auditions will be held in person at Elgin Community College. Please note, a brief symptom screening survey and temperature check will be conducted upon arrival, and masks are required at all times. Wind & brass players: slit masks and bell covers are required to be worn during your audition (DIY fabric coverings are fine).

Please add to your safe senders list, as you will receive important communications about auditions and the 2021-22 season via email.

*An audition fee waiver application is available.