Audition Requirements

The Kentucky Chamber Orchestra will be holding auditions for the 2019-2020 season beginning on August 17th. Interested candidates should fill out our audition application form, which can be found below.

Audition Requirements

Candidates will perform one or two excerpts (depending on their instrument), two scales, and one sight reading excerpt. Scales must be played at 120 BPM in the pattern shown below.

Wind Requirements

Wind players need only prepare a single excerpt, but must play (in addition to two major or minor scales) a chromatic scale for their full comfortable playing range.


Audition excerpts for all instruments can be downloaded below. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us!