Audition Information

Middle school and high school-aged string musicians are invited to audition for Colorado Crossroads Youth Orchestra's Second Semester!

Audition Requirements:

1. Solo: Musician's choice. Solo should showcase shifting, tone, vibrato, musicality, and rhythm. 2 minute limit. Acapella only.

2. Scale: Coordinating 1, 2, or 3-octave scale in the same key as the solo piece.  

3. Musicians must be able to read music fluently.


4. Excerpts: One minimum. Please choose the appropriate excerpts posted below on this page.


Auditions for the 2nd semester season (January-April) will be video submission only and are due by 12/14/21.


Auditions will be evaluated on presentation, tone, musicality, accuracy, intonation, technique, and rhythm.  A copy of the audition evaluation and comments will be available to all participating musicians. 

Audition Fees - payable via check, made out to CCYO and mailed to:  1915 Anasazi Court, Colorado Springs, CO  80919
New students $25
Returning students $15  

2nd Semester Season Audition Video Deadline Date: December 14, 2021 
Location:   Please email video to:
*All videos submissions will receive a confirmation email.  Please allow 24 hours.

Carrie Johnson 937.689.8704
Tonya Hagins 719.219.6743

* Rehearsals begin Thursday, January 6, 2022, 4:30-6:30 p.m. and will be held each Thursday at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church.​

* Concert Dates:
Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.