Application Process:

A completed application along with a non-refundable application fee of $35 is required

The application can be filled out by clicking the Apply Online Link above.

You can pay your application fee online by clicking the button below. 


Applications will be accepted throughout October 2016. 

For further information or questions, please call BYO at 404-246-1393 or email BYO by clicking here.  


The BYO is open to all young orchestral musicians: string, wind, brass and pedal harps. All participants must audition for acceptance into the program based on their level of musical ability.  Private instruction and participation in your school orchestra program (if applicable) are a prerequisite to acceptance into the BYO program.  The BYO endorses all public and private school music programs.


Audition Dates:

Saturday, August 24th   9:30am - 12:00pm
Suwanee Campus - Huthmaker Violins
3949 Russell Street
Suwanee, GA 30024

Saturday, October 1st   9:00am - 5:00pm
Buckhead Campus - Covenant Presbyterian Church
2461 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

Additional audition times will be scheduled as applications are received.



  1. Two (2) scales - each three (3) octaves:  one (1) Major scale and one (1) Melodic Minor scale in a key of your choice 
  2. One (1) movement from a concerto or one (1) character piece


Audition Excerpts

No audition excerts will be required for the 2016-2017 season.