Primary auditions for the three WCYO ensembles (described under the Ensembles tab) take place in early June.  However, some fall auditions will be held in late August and early September and applications for select instruments are scheduled throughout the year.  The application form may be completed online or printed and mailed. Upon receipt of the form, an audition will be scheduled. Click the link below for audition requirements for each ensemble.

Please call the WCYO office at 203-894-8786 or email us for any questions regarding the WCYO ensembles or the application and audition process.

Mark you calendar and join us for our April 23rd Virtual Open Rehearsal on Zoom.We are offering our members a weekly on-line gathering to talk music, play music, and listen to music.  Please Meet the musicians, meet the conductors, and see and hear what the WCYO has to offer!  Please let us know if you want to join us and will send you the details as it gets closer.

Auditions for our 2020-2021 Season will be held June 2, 4, & 5.  If we must reschedule this due to the current health crisis, we will put that update here.  

Audition Application Options

Audition Requirements 

Symphony Orchestra Excerpts for 2020-21

Link to Google Drive Document – all instruments

Financial Assistance


Tuition for the season (September-early June) is due upon acceptance into a WCYO ensemble.
Symphony Orchestra – $750
String Ensemble – $650
Wind Ensemble – $650