Auditions

The following programs/orchestras require an audition prior to enrollment: 

Academy String Program

  • String Orchestra Ensemble
  • Concert String Orchestra (top Academy orchestra)

Auditions for the two top orchestras in our String Program (Concert String Orchestra and String Orchestra Ensemble) are held in mid-August. You must submit an audition application by the deadline to participate. Applications for each season are available and accepted after July 15, for the upcoming school year. Receipt of a fully completed application form and fee are required before an audition can be scheduled. Fees are waived for students who auditioned for the Symphony Orchestra Program.

Symphony Program

  • Concert Orchestra (entry level)
  • Youth Symphony II
  • Youth Symphony I (top Symphony Program orchestra)

Hawaii Youth Symphony auditions for its three symphony orchestras (Youth Symphony I & II, Concert Orchestra) are usually held during the last two weekends in May, and sometimes into the first weekend in June, for the upcoming season which begins in August. You must submit an audition application by the deadline to participate. Applications for each season are accepted in mid-March, for the following school year. Receipt of a fully completed application form and fee are required before an audition can be scheduled.