2016-2017 ASYO Auditions Announced!

Date and time: May 22, 2016 beginning at 4pm, we will accept walk-in auditions on a first come, first serve basis.
Place: Alabama Symphony Orchestra Administrative Office, 3621 Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35222

We will accept walk-in auditions on a first come, first serve basis on May 22 beginning at 4pm. Please bring the $25 registration fee. You may complete the registration form upon arrival.

If you have any questions, please call 205-314-6936 or email Deanna Sirkot.


ASYO Audition Requirements
Strings, Woodwinds, and Brass: One or two short solo works or etudes (no accompaniment) demonstrating overall level of playing; all major scales at least two octaves; sight-reading.

Percussion: One solo or etude each on snare drum and timpani; all major scales and sight-reading on mallet instrument.

Auditions will be evaluated on musicality and expression, technical ability, intonation, rhythm, sound quality, and sight-reading skills.

To audition for the 16-17 season, you must be at least 12 years old by September 1, 2016, and no older than 22 years old by June 1, 2017. Exceptions may be possible on a case by case basis.


If you are unable to make the scheduled audition dates please contact Deanna Sirkot, Education Manager and we will work with you to schedule an alternative audition date.