Thank you for your interest in the Lone Star Youth Orchestra.  We are extremely pleased you found your way to this page and certainly hope to see you at one of our upcoming audition dates.  All auditions are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.  Please begin by reading the audition requirements and steps below. Additional questions? Contact 972.252.4800.



Auditions will be held at the Irving Arts Center in Irving, TX

2018-19 Season Auditions

Saturday, August 11 | 10:00 am - 5:00 PM

Saturday, August 25 | 10:00 am - 5:00 PM

Scroll to the bottom for audition requirements!

Auditions for the LSYO are by appointment only. All auditions must be scheduled online.

Saxophones and pianists should email prior to completing registration.

Steps to Audition for LSYO

1. Register online for "LSYO 2018-2019 Season Audition" before scheduling an audition date. During registration, there will be a $10 returning member fee or a $20 new member fee which will be due before registration can be considered complete. These fees are non-refundable. Saxophones and pianists should email prior to completing registration.

 *Returning Members, you will need a code in order to receive your reduced audition fee, please email or call 972-252-4800 to receive your code. Online registration is powered by

2. Prepare a solo of your choice. You must also prepare the two scales and the excerpts that are listed under your specific instrument below. 

3. Practice, practice practice!

4. Arrive for your audition fifteen to thirty minutes prior to your designated time.

For audition questions or assistance, please contact 972-252-4800 or email

2018-2019 Audition Requirements

Please select your instrument for a complete list of requirements 

Violin   |   Viola   |   Cello   |   Bass

Flute   |   Oboe   |   Clarinet   Bassoon

Horn   |   Trumpet   |   Trombone   |   Tuba 

Percussion   |   Harp 

If your instrument is unlisted, please call 972-252-4800 to see if the instrument is needed in the orchestra and for audition requirements.

Audition Location

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

2018-2019 Season Performance Schedule

November 7, 2018    |    December 7, 2018    |    March 6, 2019    |    May 15, 2019

Dress Rehearsal Schedule: November 6, 2018  |  March 5, 2019  |  May 14, 2019

Rehearsals occur on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 9:00 pm at the Irving Arts Center.