Video Audition Instructions

This page is for submitting your recording for seating placement in either YSS or YCO for Spring 2021.

The video and audio quality do not need to be professional, a basic recording with your phone’s camera is fine. Record with your entire instrument visible in the camera frame. Stand a few feet from the microphone, and record horizontally. 

  1. If you do not have a YouTube account, please create an account at
  2. Record a video featuring all of the audition material in one take.
  3. Upload your  video to YouTube by Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 5:00pm. No late entries accepted. 
  4. Set the privacy of your video to unlisted.
  5. Title your video in this format: “2021 Spring Seating – Name, Instrument, Ensemble” (i.e. 2021 Spring Seating – David Haskins, Violin, YSS)
  6. Complete the Video Audition Submission form, found below, and be sure to include the URL of your video.
  7. If you have any problems or questions please contact David Haskins, Youth Ensembles Manager at