Choose one of the following audition options:

  • Schedule a live audition with Festival Director Kayson Brown. Live auditions will be held at American Heritage School in American Fork, Utah. To schedule an audition time, email Lyceum Music Festival.
  • Record your audition and load it to YouTube, Google Drive, Facebook, or as an attachment of 25 MB or less. Email the YouTube link to Lyceum Music Festival.

Auditions should include your choice of major scale and a five minute solo. The scale should highlight your mastery of range and tone. Please play the maximum number of octaves you can play with good tone. The five minute solo or solo excerpt should demonstrate your strengths as a player, memorization preferred, accompaniment is optional. Percussionists must show proficiency on timpani and mallet instruments.


This is a symphonic orchestra festival. We have very limited openings for certain instruments and chairs are filled on a first come, first served basis. Please check below to see if there are still slots open in your instrument for 2018 prior to enrolling. Maximum Instrumentation (this will be updated as spots are filled):

  • 2 Flute
  • 1 Flute/Piccolo – FULL
  • 1 Oboe – FULL
  • 1 Oboe/English Horn – FULL
  • 2 Clarinets – FULL
  • 2 Bassoons
  • 4 Horns – 1 Opening Left
  • 3 Trumpets
  • 3 Trombones – 1 Opening Left
  • 1 Tuba
  • 4 Percussion
  • 1 Harp
  • 1 Piano/Celeste
  • 36 Violins
  • 12 Violas
  • 14 Cellos
  • 6 Basses





"I am so glad we had the opportunity to play the Firebird Suite! What a fun challenge! It really helped me grow as a musician!"

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