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.


Auditions will be scheduled after the plans for the 2021 season are finalized.  
AYS Expects to have plans for the season finalized in December.
Please check back for schedule and link to the request for audition.

Alton Youth Symphony Spring 2021 Audition/Registration Form

(Audition and Appointment Required!)

Audition Date: TBD

Alton Junior Youth Symphony Spring 2021 Registration Form
Click Here
(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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