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Audition Requirements & General Info

Please use the form below to register, and we will be in touch with details. Registration is NOW OPEN! Instructions regarding audition submission will be provided after registration has been processed. Please view the requirements below:

Audition Requirements
Strings, Brass, and Woodwinds (Orchestra, Philharmonic, Brass Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble)
  • Three (3) major or minor scales of applicant’s choice
  • Two (2) contrasting pieces of applicant’s choice showing range and ability

Percussion: One selection from the SCDBA list of audition repertoire. Click to view

Prelude Strings, Brass Challenge, and Woodwind Challenge:



Please complete the registration form as shown, following the prompts given. After the form is filled out, an application fee of $20 will be processed. Once registration is processed, you will receive an email with further instructions. Annual tuition for participation in CYO is $450. If you have any questions, please email info@corneliusyouthorchestras.com or call (704) 710-6498. Financial aid scholarships are available upon request.

Educational Classes

  • Brass Challenge
  • Woodwind Challenge
  • Prelude Strings
  • Percussion

Performing Ensembles

  • Orchestra
  • Philharmonic
  • Brass Ensemble
  • Woodwind Ensemble
  • Junior Brass Ensemble
  • String Quartet