Last Update: 05/26/2017

General Audition Information
Pinellas Youth Symphony 2017-2018 Season

Rehearsals for all orchestras will take place on Sunday afternoons of 2:30-7:00 p.m. in the Marcia P. Hoffman Education Institute of Ruth Eckerd Hall.  Specific times for string classes and orchestra rehearsals are posted on this website (see the Rehearsal Schedules link on the Membership page. 

Audition Dates and Process:

Auditions will be held during Labor Day weekend (September 2nd and 3rd, 2017) in the Education Institute of Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. If you are interested in auditioning for an orchestra, please submit the online registration form below. You will receive notice of your assigned audition day/time by mail, approximately one week prior to your audition date.

Please  register on-line for auditions below. A $25 non-refundable registration fee will be due at the time of your audition.

Please note: audition requirements are posted on this website and include an additional requirement of performing appropriate excerpt(s) for acceptance into a specific orchestra. Excerpts are posted on this website under the Membership link and can be downloaded for practice purposes. If you are unable to download the excerpts, notify us by email, stating the instrument you play and for which orchestra(s) you are auditioning. You may contact us by email at  or call the PYS Voicemail at 727-438-4319.

PYS Beginning String Classes:

[Note: see the Beginning Strings page for more details.]

Pre-registration for Beginning String Classes:
Please complete pre-registration form below. Submitting this registration form will place your child in line for classes. Class spaces will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. An email confirming the receipt of the online registration form will be sent to each applicant.

Final registration for Beginning String Classes:
Final registration will take place on the first day of class. 


* Required Information

NOTE: Use the Copy Student Data buttons to copy Last Name, Address, Phone, Email info from student section to parent section(s)


Student Information

* First Name:  
* Last Name:  
* Address  
* City:    State: FL
* Zip:  
* Phone:  
* E-mail:  
NOTE: Please complete separate registration forms for each instrument on which you will audition
* Instrument:   (Sax/Euphonium may audition for Philharmonic Orchestra)
* Years Played:  
* Do You Take Private Lessons?  
* How many years of lessons?  
*From whom do you currently take lessons?
(please use "N/A" if not currently taking private lessons)
Teacher's address and phone #  
* For how many years have you been participating in a PYS class/ensemble?
(not counting this coming year)
* What PYS Orchestra or Class were you in last year?  
* What school do you attend?  
* What grade will you be starting in August 2017?   (0 = K or pre-K, 13 = college freshman, 14 = college sophomore)
* Do you play in your school band or orchestra?  
Which PYS orchestra would you like to be in this year?  
(Please note: Orchestra placement will be based on audition results only; however no audition is necessary for Beginning Strings/String Consort)
Would you like to participate in a chamber ensemble?
Parent/Guardian 1 Information <-- Use button to fill fields below from Student fields
* First Name:  
* Last Name:  
* Address:  
* City:  
* Zip:  
* Phone:  
* E-mail:  
Parent/Guardian 2 Information <-- Use button to fill fields below from Student fields
First Name:


Last Name: