2017-2018 Entrance Auditions

Auditions for the 2017-2018 season will take place on May 19-21, 2017 (at DU’s Lamont School of Music – 2344 E Iliff Ave, Denver) and June 1-3, 2017 (at Bethany Lutheran Church).

All information, music, and sign ups will be accessible online starting the last week of March. Please check back then!

See below for last year’s audition information.

2016-2017 Season Auditions

Late Auditions: August 20

DYAO is still auditioning all instruments for all orchestras except woodwinds and horns in YAO.

Location: DU Lamont School of Music, 2344 E Iliff Ave. in Denver, main floor. Please prepare to arrive at the audition at least 30 minutes prior to your time slot and sign in at the registration table before going to warm up.

Parking at DU: Street side or in the garage (must pay)

Please read through the website for detailed information about each orchestra, requirements, locations, and dates.  If you have specific questions, please feel free to contact DYAO Orchestra Manager, Julie Strom, at [email protected] or call (303) 433-2420.

Which orchestra should string players audition for? Click on this link to read about the DYAO string standards.

To see more about DYAO’s orchestras, click here.

Audition Information and Music:

Musician Fellowship Opportunity:

Double bass, Trombone, Tuba

The Denver Young Artists Orchestra seeks experienced, college-level musicians up to age 23 to perform with the orchestra as a regular member and also contribute at the administrative level. This position provides the intern with leadership opportunities, experience behind the scenes of an orchestra, and the advancement of his/her skills as an orchestral player. For more information on the position and how to apply, click here.

Audition Sign Up

*Note: Fellows need to call the office at (303) 433-2420 to sign up for an audition

To sign up for a time slot for the auditions on August 20, click here or call the office at (303) 433-2420.