Application / Auditions
2018 Spring Chamber Music Seminar is coming soon! March 19-May 7 (Monday nights from 6:15-8pm) at Trinity Reformed Church. HAYO & HAJS members encouraged to apply, but non-members are welcome! Also, you may sign up as a pre-formed group. NO AUDITION REQUIRED!
Holland Area Youth Orchestra (HAYO)
Auditions will be held for openings in wind, brass and percussion as well as students new to the area in Room 106 at the Midtown Center, 96 W. 16th St, Holland. Please call the HSO office at 616-796-6780 for questions regarding auditions or to schedule a 10-minute audition time.
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.
Junior Strings wishing to audition for HAYO must audition in the spring not the fall. String students not yet ready for the level of difficulty of HAYO music will be referred to Junior Strings. Students wishing to join Junior Strings do NOT need to audition but do need to send in the application/fee and meet the requirements of two years experience to participate.
Spring 2018 Auditions will be held April 14, 2018.
Call the HSYO/HSO office at 616-796-6780 to sign up for an audition time or to receive further information. You may fill out an application by clicking on the link above. Please fill out the application prior to your audition.