Whether you want to build a career in music or simply enjoy the thrill of ensemble playing, the WA Youth Orchestras Association offers memorable experiences to all members – on and off stage.

Auditions for 2023 Ensembles

Applications for 2023 ensembles will open in August 2022 will all applications accepted via this website. Positions in all of our ensembles are declared vacant at the end of each year, with auditions held for each orchestra and instrument in November/December.

Check out our Prospectus for everything WAYO, auditions, and membership at the link below!


Key Dates

  • Friday 21 October Applications Close for November auditions (extensions upon request)

  • Friday 28 October November audition times & excerpts emailed to applicants

  • Saturday 12 November November Auditions, Day 1

  • Sunday 13 November November Auditions, Day 2

  • Friday 18 November December audition times & excerpts emailed to applicants

  • Sunday 4 December December late auditions

  • Wednesday 7 December Audition results and first round offers emailed to applicants

  • Monday 19 December – Tuesday 3 January WAYO office closed

  • Monday 9 January Final date for accepting a first round offer

  • Monday 16 January Second round offers emailed

  • Wednesday 1 February Membership fees due

  • February Rehearsals commence