2019-2020 Audition Information

Dates
Auditions for all new Junior Strings and Youth Symphony members will be April 30, May 1, & May 2.

Auditions for all returning Junior Strings and Youth Symphony Members will be April 11, 18, & 25.

All auditionees should follow the process listed below for scheduling their audition. 

Location
Ginsberg Hall, Rehearsal Room 128

Scheduling an Audition
To secure an audition time, please send in the application form with a $25 non-refundable per family audition fee. Checks are to be made payable to the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. Your audition date/time will be confirmed via email. 

Tuition Rate
Tuition rates for 2019-2020 are $300 per student. All fees are non-refundable.

Audition Excerpts - NEW for 2019-2020 Season!! 
Select below to download
Youth Symphony Orchestra (YSO) Excerpts 
Junior Strings Ensemble Excerpts 

Teacher Recommendation Form
Please bring the completed teacher recommendation form to your scheduled audition.  
Download teacher reccomendation form

Audition FAQ - Please review these frequently asked questions to answer any additional questions regarding auditions.  

Audition Requirements
Please review the forms detailing audition requirements for the Youth Orchestra Program:
Youth Symphony Orchestra (YSO) Requirements 
Junior Strings Requirements

Mid-Season Auditions
The Philharmonic auditions students throughout the year. Students who are accepted into the program during the season are integrated into concert cycles and receive pro-rated tuition. While some sections may be full, students are welcome to audition and can be placed on a waiting list, if applicable.

2018-2019 Youth Orchestra Information
2018-2019 Youth Orchestra Participant Information


For more information please contact Troy Webdell, Director of Youth Orchestras, at twebdell@fwphil.org