GYSO 20-21 Auditions

Click here for the GYSO Handbook.


Click here for 20-21 Audition Materials.

Click here for video submission instructions.


GYSO Auditions - General Guidelines

  • Grade 7-8 Royal Conservatory Method (RCM) or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of all major and minor scales by September 2020.

  • Clarinet, Trumpet, and Horn players can expect to encounter transposing.

  • It is highly recommended students complete the "GYSO Music Theory Preparation" course at the GYMC prior to participating in the GYSO. 


The Guelph Youth Music Centre hosts a three-level orchestral training program. The GYSO is the third and most advanced ensemble.

Not quite ready for the GYSO? Check out the

Junior & Intermediate String Orchestras

at the GYMC