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



Honors auditions for strings and piano will be held at Forest Hills Baptist Church on the following dates:

  • Saturday, March 9th from 9:30am-2:30pm
  • Sunday, March 10th from 1:00-3:30pm

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

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.  The deadline for video submissions is March 10th.  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.