We are pleased you are interested in auditioning for the 2021-2022 season of the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra!

While we are planning for a regular season next Fall, we will hold auditions virtual this year so as not to risk exposing students or staff to COVID-19.

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 credit card for the application fee

 

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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.

Thank you for your interest in auditioning for the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra!

We hold auditions in the Spring for the next season.  Audition information and applications will be available on this page by February 1, 2022 for the 2022-2023 season.

Many of your questions about the ensembles and audition process can be answered below, if not please contact us with more questions.

 

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.

Application Deadlines

Applications received after the Deadline will have a $10 late fee added to the application fee

 

Applications for the 2022 - 2023 season are due 14 days before video submissions are due.

Applications received after the application deadline will be charge an additional $10 late fee.
Woodwinds March 18
BrassMarch 18
Piano (wind Symphony Only)April 18
PercussionTBD
HarpApril 1
StringsApril 1
Jazz April 8

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 auditions@gdyo.org.

Applications must be received on or before the due date, otherwise a $10 late fee will be added to your application fee. If you have any questions, please contact the GDYO office at auditions@gdyo.org.