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COVID-19 UPDATE:
The Pacific Music Institute understands the uncertainty of the continual development of the COVID-19 situation. For the time being, auditions will be temporarily suspended.  We will make sure to post information as soon as we are able. Mahalo!


TO APPLY: SELECT "START YOUR APPLICATION" ON THE LEFT COLUMN. 
You will be able to upload your audition/application materials. Be sure to select which program(s) and instrument you'd like to be considered for. The HYS artistic team will use your audition to determine which program(s) you will be placed in.

  • Early Audition Deadline: April 3, 2020 (Application fee $30)
    • All students requesting lodging and accommodations must apply by this date. 

  • Late Application Deadline: May 15, 2020 (Application fee $50)


PMI is divided into multiple sessions and we welcome young musicians to participate in one or more programs. Click "Select Program Group" to see which program combinations are possible. 

Solo & String Quartet at UH Manoa: June 25-July 3, 2020
Violin/viola/cello players may participate in the popular SSQ (program, directed by Hawaii Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Iggy Jang.) Questions? Send an email to Iggy!

  • Ages 9-19
  • Violin, Viola, Cello
  • Audition Requirements:
    • Solo piece of choice

Orchestral Learning Alliance Ensembles at Hawaii Convention Center: July 5-12, 2020


String Orchestra

  • Ages 9-19
  • Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
  • Audition Requirements:
    • Solo piece of choice
    • String Orchestra Excerpt(s)

Wind Ensemble

  • Ages 13-19
  • Flute, Oboe/English Horn, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Percussion
  • Audition Requirements:
    • Solo piece of choice OR excerpt from a band piece. Suggested 1-2 minute length
    • Wind Ensemble Excerpt(s)

Symphony Orchestra

  • Ages 13-19
  • Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Oboe/English Horn, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Percussion
  • Audition Requirements:
    • Solo piece of choice
      • Wind/Brass and Percussion Only: An excerpt from a band piece can be played as an alternative instead of a solo piece. Suggested 1-2 minute length. 
    • Symphony Orchestra Excerpt(s)


For guideline and requirement questions please contact: pmi@hiyouthsymphony.org

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