The audition requirements apply to both Virtuoso Pathway applicants, as well as applicants interested in the youth chamber music groups or orchestras. You may select the option that best fits you in our application form.
NO AUDITION IS REQUIRED FOR DISCOVERY APPLICANTS, PLEASE SUBMIT THE APPLICATION FORM ONLY.
Auditions for the 2021-2022 academic year will be conducted by submitting an audition video online. It's as easy as 1-2-3:
Submit the Annapolis Symphony Academy Application Form at your earliest convenience.
Prepare and upload your video audition to YouTube as "unlisted". Include the student's first and last name in the title.
Video audition submission deadline for all applicants: July 15th, 2021.
AUDITION REQUIREMENTS BY GROUP/LEVEL
AUDITION REQUIREMENTS FOR LYRA CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLE (STRINGS ONLY) AND/OR BEGINNER LEVEL VIRTUOSO PATHWAY APPLICANTS.
One-octave scale and arpeggio (two-octave scale encouraged).
A piece of the applicant's choice showcasing the applicant's current playing level.
AUDITION REQUIREMENTS FOR ARIES YOUTH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (STRINGS ONLY) AND/OR INTERMIEDATE LEVEL VIRTUOSO PATHWAY APPLICANTS.
Two-octave scale and arpeggio (three-octave scale encouraged).
Two pieces of the applicant's choice showcasing the applicant's current playing level.
AUDITION REQUIREMENTS FOR ORION YOUT ORCHESTRA (STRINGS, WOODWINDS, BRASS, PERCUSSION, HARP, KEYBOARD)
AND/OR ADVANCED LEVEL VIRTUOSO PATHWAY APPLICANTS.
Please select your instrument to download the Orion Youth Orchestra audition instruction and excerpt packet (PDF).