AUDITION Information and Excerpts

Thank you for registering for an audition for the 72nd Season: 2019-2020 of the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras! 
To help with your preparation for your Spring Ensemble audition, please read through the first page of the excerpts below with complete audition instructions. This document will provide you with all the information about what to prepare for the audition on June 1, 2019.
The excerpts are divided by instrument, listed in score order.  Click on your instrument below to download the excerpts. Follow the instructions on each instrument page to know which excerpts to prepare.



BASS TROMBONE-Concert and Symphony Orchestra only
TUBA- Concert and Repertory Openings only
HARP - no harp openings for 2019-2020
PIANO - Auditions on Sunday, June 2nd
TIMPANI & PERCUSSION - Auditions on Wednesday, May 29th  from 6-9pm

double BASS

Audition Schedules will be distributed via EMAIL to the emails provided on the registration application on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by 5:00pm.  If you should have any scheduling concerns please contact the office ASAP by emailing No changes to the schedule will be made after Friday, May 24th at 5:00pm.


If you need to schedule a video audition because you cannot be present for the live auditions on Saturday, June 1, please email immediately.
Thank you!
Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras
161 North Mill Street, Lexington, KY 40507 | 859.254.0796


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