Audition information and excerpts for Holland Symphony

Contact Judy Meyer, Personnel Manager, at
or phone the HSO office at 616-796-6780.


Holland Symphony Orchestra:  Standard Audition Excerpts:

HSO violin audition excerpts

HSO viola audition excerpts

HSO cello audition excerpts

HSO bass audition excerpts


Holland Area Youth Orchestra Spring Auditions will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 9:00am-12:00pm.  Application is on the youth orchestras tab above.  Please call to reserve your 10 minute time slot at 616-796-6780.  Fall auditions will be held in early September for open positions (string, wind and brass) and students new to the community.

Audition Requirements for Holland Area Youth Orchestra:  Students should prepare a portion of a piece, two major scales and two melodic minor scales of their choice and sight-reading chosen by the conductor.  Auditions are about 10 minutes.

Concert Strings, (a new orchestra in Fall 2018):  Students will audition April 14, 2018 with the youth orchestra members.  Requirements will be posted soon.

Junior Strings may audition for membership for the youth orchestra in the spring only.  For membership in Junior Strings, students need 1 year of playing experience.  Exceptions to grade level are possible with permission of the director.  Call the office with any questions/or to sign up. No audition is needed.

Applications will be received throughout the summer.