How to Join AYS

Auditions for the Alton Youth Symphony and Alton Youth Symphony Chamber Group are held twice a year, in September and January for new members. All returning members are required to re-audition in August. All auditions are held in the Ringhausen Building on the campus of Lewis and Clark Community College (5800 Godfrey Rd., Godfrey, IL, 62035).

Audition requirements and member guidelines for the Alton Youth Symphony and Alton Youth Symphony Chamber Group can be found on the Member Info page. If your student is interested in auditioning for the Alton Youth Symphony, please fill out the Audtition/Registration form. All Chamber Group auditions can be done at the same time your child auditions for the Alton Youth Symphony.

Auditions are NOT required for the Alton Junior Youth Symphony. Guidelines for the Alton Junior Youth Symphony can be found on the Member Info page.  If your child is interested in joining that group, please fill out the Alton Junior Youth Symphony Registration Form.


New Member and Chamber Auditions will be scheduled on:

Friday 1/14/22 – 6:00pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday 1/15/22 – 9:00am – 12:00 pm

Alton Youth Symphony Spring 2022 New Member and Chamber Audition/Registration Form

Alton Youth Symphony Audition Requirements

Alton Junior Youth Symphony Spring 2022 Registration Form
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(No Audition Necessary!)

You will be thrilled by the things you’re going to learn here, you will be challenged, and best of all you’re gonna have fun!

Joseph Cacciottoli, President
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