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The next round of entrance auditions for potential new members of Youth Orchestra or Sinfonia is on 
Tuesday, April 25, 2023.
There will be an additional round of entrance auditions before the Fall semester begins on
Tuesday, August 29th, 2023.

Youth Orchestra entrance auditions will be held by video submission only.

Videos must be submitted no later than the audition date.

Submit videos to

Sinfonia entrance auditions will be held live at the Mansfield Theater
rom 4:00-6:00pm.

Contact to schedule a time.

Youth Chamber Music Program participants are not required to audition.

Students will be placed in ensembles based on their seating audition, which takes place on the first Sunday of each semester. 

All students must submit the Audition/Registration Form.




Sinfonia Contact Information

Sarah Schaeffer, Conductor

(406) 453-4102

Youth Orchestra Ensemble Contact Information

Kyara Nelsen, Director/Conductor

(406) 431-7794

Youth Chamber Music Program Contact Information

Kyara Nelsen, Program Coordinator

(406) 431-7794

Audition/Registration Form

Thank You! Please be sure to download the applicable audition material below if auditioning for Sinfonia or Youth Orchestra and follow the instructions located above.

Registration Form
Video Submission

Video Submission Instructions

Audio/Video Quality

There are no specific requirements for applicants' audio or video quality, but it is in the applicant's best interest to submit the highest quality video available to them. Videos of sufficiently poor quality or where there is question of authenticity or identity may be disqualified.

Submitting Video

Videos shall be submitted either directly to or as a YouTube link. If submitting via YouTube, the file name should include the applicant’s name, the composer, and the title of the chosen solo/excerpt/scale. Please note that videos should be unlisted with all comments and ratings options disabled.

Audition Material
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