College of Applied ScienceCollege of BusinessSchool of EducationCollege of Health SciencesCollege of Humanities and Social SciencesCollege of Language and CommunicationCollege of Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsAcademic Success

Instrumental Ensemble Auditions

Auditions for All Orchestras

 Monday, January  12, 2014      5-7pm

Students may also contact the Academy of the Arts office to schedule a private audition.

Auditions are held in North Side High School Orchestra/Bandroom 

Please see below for Audition requirements.


Academy Orchestra:  The Academy Orchestra is an intermediate orchestra for students grades 4 through 8.  The Academy Orchestra performs original compositions and arrangements of symphonic music. Academy Orchestra is by audition only!

Youth Honor Symphony Orchestra:  The Symphony Orchestra is an advanced full orchestra for students in grades 9 through age 25.  The flagship of the Youth Symphony program, the Symphony Orchestra performs standard orchestral repertoire and new compositions. The Symphony Orchestra is by audition only! 

Instrumental Ensemble Audition Requirements:


Prepared Piece/All-Region Material


To register now or for more information, please click here.  

We strongly recommend that all students enroll in private instrumental lessons.  For more information, contact Hillary Yerton at (479) 788-7252  or email or Debbie Mays at (479) 788-7251 or email

For questions please contact Dr. Rosilee Walker Russell at 788-7546 or