FSYO 2017-2018 Auditions

To schedule an audition, please email your completed Audition Application to Florence Symphony Youth Orchestra Conductor, Ricky Hyman, at Musicians will be emailed an audition date and time. 

Audition Dates

Monday, November 20, 2017
4:15 pm – 6:45 pm

Monday, November 27, 2017
4:15 pm – 6:45 pm 

Auditions will be held in the Black Box at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center, 201 South Dargan Street.

Audition Application


Membership Dues
$25 per semester participation fee (non-refundable)

Please mail a completed FSYO Audition Application and payment to:
Florence Symphony Orchestra
P.O. Box 3211
Florence, SC 29502

Please inquire about family discounts and scholarship opportunities.

Solo Requirement
All students will prepare one solo piece of their choosing to perform during their audition. Please bring an additional copy of the music for judge to view.

Scale Requirement
G, C, D

(Strings, Woodwinds and Mallets 2 octaves on G, C, D)

(Brass, 2 octaves: G, D 1 octave: C)

****All scales need to played at quarter note = 80 (pitches for scales are concert pitch)

Instruments may have to transpose to their pitch. 

All students will be required to sight-read a brief passage as part of the audition.

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