Audition Brochure



COYO Application


Orchestral Excerpts &

Music Excerpts for


Frequently Asked Questions

Pertaining to auditions and COYO Membership

What's it like being a member?

COYO’s musicians hail from dozens of communities across Northern Ohio, receive weekly coaching sessions by Cleveland Orchestra musicians, and rehearse & perform in historic Severance Hall. Hear from COYO musicians directly:

“The coaches are all incredible, both as musicians and as people. The lessons you learn from a member of such an incredible ensemble as The Cleveland Orchestra, it's impossible to learn elsewhere.”


"COYO performances are my favorite memories. It's the best feeling in the world to create something so beautiful surrounded by your best friends."


“It was my time in COYO that really taught me about responsibility, teamwork, and tenacity.”

Thank you for your interest in COYO!

In your audition materials packet you will receive the following:

  • Audition Brochure

  • Copies of our audition excerpts for your instrument

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