Eastern Youth Orchestra Auditions


From Fall 2017, the tuition will be increased to $225 per year for 1st child, $150 for 2nd child, and $100 for 3rd and subsequent children.


Students, current members and interested new students, whose abilities range from good basic first position with beginning reading skills to collegiate level skills, who wish to augment their musical training with orchestral experience.


Each student will audition for placement in the Senior, Junior or Preparatory Orchestras. The audition will consist of prepared solos of the student’s choice (one fast, one slow, no more than a minute in length) and the required excerpts. (Select the excerpt on the right to download)


All auditions are held at the ECU School of Music, 102 A. J. Fletcher Music Center, Greenville, N.C. Posted signs will direct students to the audition rooms.


Spring audition for the 2017-2018 season was conducted at the beginning of May. If you missed that opportunity, you can still sign up for our late audition on August 28, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Limit only one slot for one person. If there's any change after signup, please contact us at
Click here to sign up for your 8/28 audition.

  1. Review the orchestra qualification and responsibilities.
  2. Late audition for 2017-2018 season will be on Monday, August 28, 5:00 - 9:00pm.
  3. Determine which orchestra you’d like to audition for and prepare your solos and the required excerpts. We encourage private teacher assistance in choosing and preparing the excerpts. Note: placement is ABILITY BASED and solely at the director’s discretion.
  4. Download the following forms, fill them out and bring them to your audition.
    Click on Audition forms A, B and C on the right to download.
    Note: B and C are half pages that should be cut prior to your audition.