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Youth Orchestra Auditions

Thank you for your interest in the Lone Star Youth Orchestra (LSYO). Membership, by audition, in the Lone Star Youth Orchestra is open to middle school and high school string, woodwind, brass, and percussion players. All auditions are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Please begin by reading the audition requirements and steps below. Additional questions? Contact the LSYO Manager via phone at (972) 252-4800 or via e-mail at


Audition Location

Irving Arts Center
3333 N MacArthur Blvd. 
Irving, TX 75062

Auditions for the 2019-2020 Season

Audition information and registration for the 2019-2020 Season are NOW LIVE!


All audition dates will occur on Saturdays between 10:30 and 5:00 PM at the Irving Arts Center. Register for an audition by clicking the button below!


How to Audition for the 2019-2020 Season

  1. Register online using the link above. Online registration is provided by (Active Network).

    • Select the "LSYO 2019-2020 Season Audition" session.

    • Fill out the required questions and/or forms.

    • In order to complete registration, you will be asked to pay a non-refundable audition fee.

      • Returning members will receive a code for a reduced audition fee. Contact the LSYO Manager to receive your code.

      • Saxophones, euphoniums, and pianists should contact the LSYO Manager prior to completing registration.

    • Upon registration completion, the LSYO Manager will contact you to schedule the audition.

  2. Prepare the audition requirements (scroll down the page for specific requirements):

    • the two scales listed,

    • the excerpts listed, and

    • a solo of your choice

  3. Arrive for your audition at least fifteen prior to your designated time.

For audition questions or assistance with the registration process, please contact the LSYO Manager at (972) 252-4800 or


Audition Requirements for 2019-2020

Please select your instrument for a complete list of requirements:

Flute  |  Oboe   |  Clarinet   |  Bassoon

Horn  |  Trumpet  |  Trombone  |  Tuba/Euphonium

Percussion  |  Harp

Violin   |  Viola  |  Cello  |  Bass

If your instrument is unlisted, please contact the LSYO Manager at (972) 252-4800 or to see if the instrument is needed in the orchestra and for its audition requirements prior to completing audition registration. Instruments no longer needed are indicated.