The Gold Coast Youth Orchestra (GCYO) provides a broad range of orchestral and band experiences to complement and enhance the ensemble offerings musicians receive in schools. The GCYO offers a unique experience for young musicians; an offering not readily duplicated. Membership and Placement into an ensemble is done through an independent audition process. Young musicians aged from 8 to 25 years are invited to apply. 

Key Dates

  • 6 August 2019: applications open
  • 15 September 2019: applications close
  • 27 September 2019: music excerpts online
  • 12 October 2019: face-to-face auditions or WIND, BRASS, PERCUSSION, PIANO and STRINGS
  • 12 October 2019: audition fees due 
  • 10 December 2019: audition results emailed

Audition Fee 

Please direct deposit monies ($40 per audition)
BSB: 124 199
Account number: 2030 1230

Reference: musician name

Audition Music

Youth SymphonyJunior SymphonyString OrchestraBig BandLittle Big Band
YS Fl 2020JS Fl 2020SO Vln 2020BB Saxes 2020LBB Saxes 2020
YS Ob 2020JS Ob 2020SO Vla 2020BB Trumpet 2020LBB Trumpet 2020
YS Cl 2020JS Cl 2020SO Vc 2020BB Trombone 2020LBB Trombone 2020
YS Bsn 2020JS Bsn 2020SO Cb 2020BB Piano 2020LBB Pno 2020
JS B Cl 2020BB Bass 2020LBB Bass 2020
YS Horn 2020JS Hn 2020BB Drums 2020LBB Drums 2020
YS Tpt 2020JS Tpt 2020
YS Tbn 2020JS Trb 2020
YS Tba 2020JS Tba 2020
YS Perc 2020JS Perc 2020
YS Vln 2020JS Vln 2020
YS Vla 2020JS Vla 2020
YS Vc 2020JS Vc 2020
YS Cb 2020JS Cb 2020