Audition applications for the 2018/2019 season are now being accepted. Deadline to apply is April 8, 2018.
To audition for the 2018/2019 HYS season, complete these steps:
Complete Audition Application Form and submit $40 audition fee. In cases of extreme financial hardship, the audition fee may be waived.
Upon receipt of completed application and audition fee, a scheduling link will be emailed to the applicant. Auditions take place between April 22 and May 12, depending on the instrument.
Schedule your audition via the scheduling link.
Review and prepare all audition repertoire requirements. This includes scales, solo piece(s), excerpt(s) and sight-reading. Specific repertoire for each instrument can be found in the audition requirements by instrument. It is recommended that you review the repertoire requirements with your private teacher.
Attend audition. Saturday auditions take place at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music. Sunday auditions take place at Pershing Middle School.
Notification will be mailed in mid-June. Results will not be given over the phone.