Auditions

Audition for Young Sounds
Young Sounds of Arizona is a Jazz Education organization for students from the ages of 13 to 19 and is sponsored by Professional Musicians of Arizona, Local 586, American Federation of Musicians(AFM).
Young Sounds participation is earned through an audition process. Auditions are held annually during the summer. Open to all jazz instruments, all levels.
Here you will find requirements, dates, and (during audition cycles) downloadable etudes and instructions.
 
Audition Dates for the 2021-2022 Season:

  • Saturday, June 12th: 12pm - 3pm
  • Saturday, June 19th: 12pm - 3pm
  • Saturday, June 26th: 12pm - 3pm
  • Saturday, August 7th: 12pm - 3pm
  • Saturday, August 14th: 12pm - 3pm
  • Any instrument may audition on any day listed

 
Audition Process (one of two options):
 
In Person

  • Get an Audition Time by going to https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=17428754 You will receive an email confirmation.
  • Click on the link of your instrument below to download audition materials. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print your pages.
  • Auditions will be held in person at 1202 E. Oak St Phoenix, AZ 85006
  • Please be 15 minutes early for your scheduled audition time.

Video Submission

  • Click on the link of your instrument below to download audition materials. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print your pages.
  • Upload an unlisted video on youtube of a performance of your audition materials.
  • Email your unlisted link to youngsoundsofarizona@gmail.com

If you have questions, get in touch with Andrew Gross through email at youngsoundsofarizona@gmail.com or call 602-689-6662.