Lone Star Youth Orchestra Auditions

Thank you for your interest in the Lone Star Youth Orchestra.  We are extremely pleased you found your way to this page and certainly hope to see you at one of our upcoming audition dates.  All auditions are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.  Please begin by reading the audition requirements and steps below. Additional questions? Contact 972.252.4800.



Auditions will be held on the following dates at the Irving Arts Center in Irving, TX:


2017-18 Season Auditions

Wednesday, February 28th | 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Wednesday, March 21st | 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Auditions for the LSYO are by appointment only. All auditions must be scheduled through the Education Manager by emailing education@garlandsymphony.org  

We are not currently accepting applications for flute, oboe, trumpet, tuba, or harp.
Saxophones should email education@garlandsymphony.org prior to completing registration.

2018-19 Season Auditions

2018-2019 Season Auditions will be held on August 11th and August 25th.
Audition registration is not yet open. Please check back in May.

Steps to Audition for LSYO

1. Register online for the "LSYO 2017-2018 Season Audition" or the "LSYO 2017-2018 Rolling Auditions" before scheduling an audition date. During registration, there will be a $10 returning member fee or a $20 new member fee which will be due before registration can be considered complete. These fees are non-refundable.

 *Returning Members, you will need a code in order to receive your reduced audition fee, please email education@garlandsymphony.org or call 972-252-4800 to receive your code. Online registration is powered by Active.com

2. Prepare a solo of your choice. You must also prepare the two scales and the excerpts that are listed under your specific instrument below. 

3. Then it's all about practicing and showing up to your audition fifteen to thirty minutes prior to your designated time.  Best of luck!

For audition questions or assistance, please contact 972-252-4800 or email education@garlandsymphony.org

2017-2018 Season Performance Schedule

November 8, 2017

December 8, 2017

March 7, 2018

May 16, 2018

2017-2018 Audition Requirements

Please select your instrument for a complete list of requirements 





Flute We are not currently accepting applications for flute.

Oboe We are not currently accepting applications for oboe.




Trumpet We are not currently accepting applications for trumpet.


Tuba We are not currently accepting applications for tuba.


Harp We are not currently accepting applications for harp.

If your instrument is unlisted, please email education@garlandsymphony.org to see if the instrument is needed in the orchestra and for audition requirements.

Audition Location Information:

Irving Arts Center
3333 N MacArthur Blvd. 
Irving, TX 75062