No audition is necessary.  

  • Students will be placed in the orchestra appropriate for their age level

  • Those wishing to be placed in a different orchestra must have a teacher recommendation 

  • See below for Orchestra Level Change Auditions



The Honors auditions will be held at 

Forest Hills Baptist Church on:

  • Sunday, February 17th from 1:00-4:30pm
  • Monday, February 18th from 3:15-6:00pm
  • Saturday, March 9th from 9:30am-12:30pm

Sign-ups for these dates are available on the following links: 

Auditions include: a 3-octave scale of your choice with 4 notes slurred; a solo or excerpt of a solo piece under 3 minutes; and sight-reading.

*Video auditions are also accepted.

Contact for more information about videotaped submissions.

Need based scholarship Auditions/ Interviews


LSMC is funded primarily by student tuition. 

Limited need-based scholarship assistance is available. 

  • Your financial aid application must include a recommendation from the student’s music teacher stating why they believe that you need and deserve assistance.

  • Need based scholarship Auditions/ Interviews will be March 21st, 2019 from 2:30-6:00. Location to be announced.


Orchestra Level Change Auditions


At the audition, students will be asked to play 

  • a scale of their choice, 
  • solo piece, 
  • sight-read a short excerpt

To schedule your Level change auditions, Contact Margaret Garriss at 919-539-9513 or  

Auditions will take place March 21st 2019 from 2:30-6:00. Location to be announced

*Teacher recommendation required

**Level change audition results will be made by email.