You must be prepared to play all of the specified requirements when auditioning. Please understand that the audition committee may choose to omit some items during the actual audition.

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ALL percussionists are encouraged to perform all excerpts (snare, xylophone and timpani) for Symphonic Winds, Youth Symphony or Youth Philharmonic. Skill level on these excerpts will determine your placement. (Specialization in an instrument of the percussion family is not recommended to attain the full experience.)


Any questions pertaining to the auditions should be directed to the Education Office of the Sarasota Orchestra.