Inviting Intermediate Strings Players and

Advanced Strings, Winds, Brass, and Percussion Players

(Audition Information PDF)

to Audition for KVYSO for Fall 2021

KVYO (Intermediate Strings Orchestra) Auditions are June 15, 2021 4-7pm

KVYS (Advanced Full Orchestra) Audition are June 22, 2021 3-6pm


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 (In August, we will post links and the excerpts will be used for placement then)

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 August.

Audition and Registration Form