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Thank you for your interest in auditioning for the Cherry Creek Youth Symphony. We welcome young musicians who are interested in playing great concert literature and are committed to our rehearsal and concert schedule.
Each student is evaluated on their own skill level and is placed in an ensemble that best fits their musical, social, and emotional needs.
Entrance auditions are required for all CCYS programs. All prospective students must complete an application form to be considered for a program.
To audition for the Cherry Creek Youth Symphony, please complete our online Audition Application Form.
Scheduling An Audition Time
Once your application is received, you will receive an email with the audition schedule. The auditions will last approximately 15 minutes per student.
Audition Dates for the 2019-2020 Season
June 6, 2019
July 11, 2019
August 15, 2019
Your audition will be held in:
Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church
10150 East Belleview Avenue
Englewood, CO 80111
Audition Requirements (Students with 0 years of experience)
An informal interview audition is required for all students with no musical experience.
Audition Requirements (Students with 1 years of experience or more)
Students should prepare the following for their audition:
- One or two pieces of music that shows their skill level on their instrument
- One or two scales of their choice
Students will also be asked to play:
- A scale chosen by the conductor
- A short sight-reading passage that will be played, or has been played, in the orchestra.
Other requirements can be found in the individual ensemble descriptions here.
If you are ready to apply, click here for the online application form.