Inviting Intermediate Strings Players and

Advanced Strings, Winds, Brass, and Percussion Players

to Audition for KVYSO for Fall 2022

Auditions are

Tuesday September 6th, 4:00-6:00 pm or Tuesday September 13th, 6:30-8:30 pm

At Hope Baptist Church, Manchester


Along with the Financial Aid Form, if you are applying for financial aid.

Contact Betsy Kobayashi via email ( or at 621-4166.

Additional dates by request.

There is no fee to audition.

Kennebec Valley Youth Symphony (advanced orchestra)

1. SCALE Strings: 3-octave scale, winds: 2-3 octave scale (winds)

2. SOLO Choose two polished pieces (one fast, one slow) from your instrument’s standard repertoire that demonstrate your technical mastery and beauty of expression.

3. EXCERPTS (link) Music will be sent when you register

Kennebec Valley Youth Orchestra (intermediate orchestra)

1. SCALE All instruments: 1-2 octave scale of your choice.

2. SOLO Choose any polished piece to show your beautiful tone and attention to musical detail. You may also prepare the KVYS excerpt for your instrument.

3. SIGHT READING An easy sight reading piece will be provided at your audition.

We hold auditions in February, June, and September.

Audition and Registration Form