P.O. Box 9547  Spokane, WA  99209


Location: Cowles Music Center, Whitworth University 
300 W. Hawthorne Rd.

​Spring Entrance Audition Schedule:
June 1 - Thursday (Symphony ONLY) , 3-8 p.m.
June 2 - Friday  (Symphony and Philharmonic)  3-8 p.m.
June 3 - Saturday (Philharmonic, Sinfonietta, and Strings) 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
June 4 - Sunday (Sinfonietta and Strings) 3-7 pm.

Fall Entrance Auditions will take place September 8-10. The Audition Sign-up Form for the Fall auditions will be posted in August.

Entrance Auditions for 2017-18 Season

Spokane Youth Symphony

Click on the appropriate orchestra to view and download audition requirements. (Please go to About Us/Orchestras  to view information about each of these ensembles.)

When submitting the the Audition Sign-up Form, you will need to choose one of the following orchestras:

Spokane Youth Symphony Orchestra

Spokane Youth Philharmonic

Spokane Youth Sinfonietta

Spokane Youth Strings

How to Schedule an Entrance Audition:
Please submit the online Audition Sign-up Form to schedule an audition. You will receive an email within 48 hours with a suggested audition time.  You will need to confirm the audition time by replying to the email.

Entrance Audition Details:
Students need to prepare the repertoire listed for their instrument on the page of audition requirements for that orchestra.  They need to come to the audition location no later than 15 minutes prior to their scheduled time in order to check in. The student or parent will fill out a brief form that will be given to the conductor. The student will then perform the required music for the conductor/assistant.

Audition Tips:
Go to
Audition Tips for useful information for your audition preparation.  

Audition Results:
Students are informed by email the results of their audition within a week of the audition.