2017-2018 Entrance Auditions

Our first round of auditions are complete, but we will be holding late auditions for all ensembles/instruments (*specific need for trumpet, trombone, oboe) for those who have not already auditioned, or students who have been asked to re-audition.

When: August 19th, 9am-1pm

Where: **venue has changed! Auditions will be held at

Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village 

 Please go to this link to pay the $40 audition fee (*note: this is ONLY for students who are not current DYAO members or being asked to re-audition) https://dyao.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0F1N00000mNtNOUA0

  • To schedule your audition, please call the office 303.433.2420 

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 you audition for? Click on this link to read about the DYAO instrument proficiency.

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

Audition Information and Music:

Violin *note: YAO requires 3 octave scales

Viola  *note: the scales in this packet were revised on April 5th

Cello *note: YAO requires 3 octave scales

Bass *note: YAO requires 3 octave scales