Thank you for your interest in the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra. Auditions have now closed for the 2020-2021 season.
We will be announcing audition results by July 1, 2020.
Auditions for the 2021-2022 season will be available on this page by February of 2021
Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19 we are we will not be holding live auditions this year.
Instead we will ask all audition applicants to submit a video audition.
Once you have registered for the audition, you will receive information on how to upload your video.
We are pleased you are interested in auditioning for the 2020-2021 season of the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra!
Please read through the following information in order to guide you through the process. Once you reach the end you will be able to fill out the application.
Please have available
A digital photo of the student who is auditioning.
A credit card for the application fee
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Ensemble Descriptions Including age restrictions, suggested ability level and rehearsal times and locations.
- Audition Requirements for the Orchestral Program
- Audition Requirements for the Jazz Program
Special Note about Jazz: Due to our audition and placement process, you must choose to audition for either GDYO Jazz or the Orchestral Program (all other ensembles). You cannot audition for both. Please read the ensemble descriptions and the audition information carefully before making your decision. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Applications received after the Deadline will have a $10 late fee added to the application fee and we can no longer accommodate schedule conflicts.
|Woodwinds A $10 late fee will be added to all applications.||March 13|
|Brass A $10 late fee will be added to all applications||March 13|
|Piano (wind Symphony Only) A $10 late fee will be added to all applications||March 13|
|PercussionA $10 late fee will be added to all applications||March 20|
|Harp A $10 late fee will be added to all applications||March 20|
|Strings A $10 late fee will be added to all applications.||April 13|
|Jazz A $10 late fee will be added to all applications.||April 17|
Applications must be received on or before the due date, otherwise a $10 late fee will be added to your application fee (and any audition date/time requests may not be able to be accommodated): If you have any questions, please contact the GDYO office at 214-528-7747 or email us at email@example.com.
2020-2021 GDYO Audition Video Submission Deadlines
|Brass and Woodwind||May 10|
|Jazz (all instruments)||May 10|
|String and Harp||May 24|