Auditions

Spring 2018 Auditions 

Audition Dates: Monday, May 21st, Tuesday, May 22nd, and Thursday, May 24th
Location: Visitation Hall, Loras College
Time: Call for audition time
Application Deadline: Friday, May 18

To schedule your audition date and time, please call the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra office at (563) 557-1677.

Please print and fill out the Student Information Form located below and bring it with you to your audition. If you have any questions, contact Education Programs Manager, Madalyn Mackey at mmackey@dubuquesymphony.org.

CLICK HERE for Student Information Form

 

Audition Guidelines and Excerpts

Dubuque Youth String Ensemble (DYSE)
Students have an average of 1-4 years playing experience, or equivalent ability. 
Click on the links below to view audition requirements and music excerpts.
   Violin
   Viola
   Cello
   Bass

Dubuque Youth Philharmonia (DYP)
Students have an average of 3-6 years playing experience, or equivalent ability.
Click on the links below to view audition requirements and music excerpts.
   
Violin
   Viola
   Cello
   Bass

Dubuque Youth Wind Ensemble (DYWE)
Students have an average of 2-5 years playing experience, or equivalent ability.
Click on the links below to view audition requirements and music excerpts.
   Flute
   Oboe
   Clarinet
   Bass Clarinet
   Alto & Bari Saxophone
   Tenor Saxophone
   Bassoon
   French horn
   Trumpet
   Trombone & Baritone
   Tuba
   Percussion

 

Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra (DSYO)
Students have an average of 5-9 years playing experience, or equivalent ability.
Click on the links below to view audition requirements and music excerpts.
   
Flute
   Oboe
   Clarinet
   Bassoon
   French horn
   Trumpet
   Trombone
   Tuba
   Timpani
   Violin
   Viola
   Cello
   Bass

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