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Thank you for your interest in the Denver Young Artists Orchestra. We are pleased to announce we will be holding in-person Late Auditions on August 14, 2021.  The purpose of these late auditions is to fill open spots in all three of our orchestras. See the list below for more information.

Young Artists Orchestra (YAO): bass, bassoon, cello, horn, trombone, trumpet, viola & violin

Conservatory Orchestra (CO): bass, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone & viola

String Ensemble (SE): bass, cello & viola

*NOTE: If you have already auditioned for DYAO this season, we thank you and encourage you to apply again next year.

Which orchestra should I audition for?

To answer this question and to read our Instrument Proficiency Standards, check out our Orchestras page.  If you aren’t sure, you may want to take these standards to your private teacher for guidance. You can also be considered for more than one orchestra!  Be sure to contact us at 303.433.2420 or with any questions before signing up for an audition.

What do I play at the audition?

You will find the audition packets for the 2021-2022 season below.  

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