Welcome to auditions for the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony for the 2018-19 season!


Auditions will be held August 2-8, 2018 in the Lakeside High School Band Room

3801 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30345

The Fine Arts building is on the far left of the school as viewed from Briarcliff Road. Parking is available in the side lot, and entry is through the side or atrium doors.

How to Prepare

Students should prepare approximately 2-3 total minutes of music consisting of two contrasting excerpts (one fast/technical and one slow/lyrical) from the standard solo and/or etude repertoire for their instrument. Selected major and chromatic scales will be asked, and sightreading will be provided.

Percussionists should prepare a solo/etude for two of the following: snare, mallets (2 or 4 mallets), and timpani. Rudiments, scales, and timpani tuning will also be demonstrated.

Students should not use GMEA All-State Band/Orchestra audition materials or orchestral excerpts.


We request that STUDENTS complete the sign-up information with their contact information, not parents. Please sign up by "family" slots: woodwind, brass, percussion, or strings/piano.

Players should audition on their primary instrument, but may indicate other instruments played in the form below. (e.g. flute and piccolo, Bb and bass clarinet, alto and baritone saxophone, etc.)

Please email atlantayouthwindsymphony@gmail.com or call 404.367.5163 if you have any questions.

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