PYSO Auditions for NEW Members

Auditions for NEW members for the 2020-21 season will take place in the spring of 2020. There is no audition fee.

Advanced students up to and including college age can apply. Here is a link to the online audition application.

Please note that there are special instructions for percussionists, harpists, and pianists.

Online registration and preliminary recorded auditions are due by April 1, 2020. Fill out the online form and then email your recorded audition (MP3 or equivalent) no later than midnight on April 1, 2020 to

All applicants will receive audition results no later than Friday, April 10. If you are invited to a live audition you will receive the date and time of your audition with the audition result.

Live auditions will be held at Heinz Hall and the dates are:
Cello, Bass and Viola on Monday, May 11 starting at 4 PM
Violins on Tuesday, May 12 starting at 4 PM
Woodwind & Brass on Wednesday, May 13 starting at 4 PM

Audition repertoire information can be found HERE.

While there is no minimum age requirement, most members are in high school or college. We invite advanced music students who will be a freshman in college or who are currently an undergraduate in college to learn more about our Undergraduate Music Fellowship Program by following this link.

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