NUYS Auditions

Announcing NUYS Auditions for the 2017-18 Season: September 16, 2017, Promontory School of Expeditionary Learning, 1051 W 2700 S, Perry Utah, 84302

Please fill out the following online participant form. The link for our audition sign up sheet is provided at the end of the form. 

If Sept 16 presents insurmountable difficulties for you, there is a place to sign up for an alternate date at the right side of the spreadsheet.

To change your audition time without having to fill out the online participant form again, here is the link: AUDITION SPREADSHEET 

ONLINE PARTICIPANT FORM  <-- Click here to fill out the Participant Form.

(small print: if the online participant form page doesn't load, please go to this link to fill out the form: https://goo.gl/forms/1dMdWi20n1SQa0Uz1)

This is a form for all musicians - new members AND returning members! 
There will be paper forms at the auditions if you have technical difficulties, but we prefer you fill out the online form.

For your audition, please prepare a solo and two scales, as follows:
  • A one minute excerpt of a prepared solo (*we will probably stop you before you finish*). 
  • Sight Reading provided at audition.
Scales must be played as quarter notes, MM=92 to a quarter note or faster. Scales should take less than 1 minute of your audition time. Specific instrument group requirements listed below:
  • Strings: A 3-octave major scale and a 2-octave melodic minor scale.
  • Woodwinds: A 2- to 3-octave or (preferably) full-range chromatic scale, and a 2- to 3-octave major or minor scale. 
  • Brass:  Two 1- to 2-octave major or minor scales.
  • Percussion: Snare rudiments, a major & minor 1-octave scale on bells, ability to sight-read and count accurately.
**You choose the scales you will play for us. We do not ask for random scales at auditions.

We work with woodwind, brass and percussion players who have marching band conflicts.


The Northern Utah Youth Symphony provides motivated high-school-level musicians with advanced symphonic experiences. 

  • Northern Utah Youth Symphony is a great place for committed musicians to grow as they reach for their potential! 
  • All new and returning musicians audition each year.  
  • Musicians have played their instruments for at least three years; many have private lessons, but private instruction is not required. 
  • We request & encourage musicians to participate in their school music programs. Anyone with extenuating circumstances may contact us.
  • Audition dates for the current season are available on the calendar.
  • Please contact Julie Gardner, 435.740.4335 cell, for additional information.