Auditions for the the 2022-2023 season are now open for all sections. There is no cost to audition. For a detailed calendar of rehearsals and performances please view the members area. The deadline for submitting an audition is Tuesday, August 30, 2022. If you are a resident of Dekalb County, Georgia and are interested in becoming a member of the Dekalb Youth Symphony Orchestra, please do the following:
Who can audition:
Auditions are open to high school students, and only the very most advanced 8th grade students for the following instruments:
Audition music requirements:
Scales and Arpeggios:
School Ensemble Participation:
Members of Dekalb Youth Symphony Orchestra must also be members in good standing of their school music ensemble. Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion must be members of their school band. Strings must be members of their school orchestra. A letter signed by your school director will be required upon acceptance into DYSO. If no ensemble exists in your school, then a letter of reference from a private teacher, former teacher, or other music professional who can speak to your dedication to music must be provided upon acceptance into DYSO.
Please read the following instructions carefully: