Audition / Playing Interview Overview

We look forward to hearing all young musicians interested in playing with the Calos Youth Orchestras this fall.

Live Interviews: Click on this link for more information

Recorded Interviews: Click on this link for more information

Here are some guidelines that you can use to help you prepare for your Interview.

  1. Interested musicians can reach us at or fill in the Interview Request Form found on our website. We will be in contact with you shortly afterward.

  2. All interested musicians should access the Interview material that is posted on the Orchestra’s website. Download and print the information PDF for your instrument. If you have any problems with this, please contact

  3. Prepare for the Interview. If you are taking private lessons, consult with your teacher for help in preparing. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Grant Etchegary at We are here to help you.

  4. For the live interview option, the whole process will take no longer than fifteen minutes. During this time you will have the opportunity to perform for and speak with the artistic team of the Calos Youth Orchestras. The audition panel is extremely friendly and the audition experience is very casual. Though it might be easy to say, there is no reason to be nervous.

More information regarding the Interview process and orchestral excerpts can be found here.