2019-2020 Season Audtion – Coming Soon! 


2019-2020 season info

Christian Youth Symphony of Irvine is proud to announce its 2019-20 Season application!

  • Season Program: Will be posted soon!
  • Rehearsal Time: 9:30am-12:30pm, Saturdays
  • Location: Bethel Church (18700 Harvard Ave, Irvine, CA 92612)

Tuition: $600 (whole season), installment available ($210 by 9/1; $210 in 10/1; $210 in 11/1)


Audition Info

Audition Date:
8/24 (Sat.) and 8/31 (Sat.)
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Praise Chapel at Bethel Church, 18700 Harvard Ave, Irvine, CA

Audition requirements for the Christian Youth Orchestra of Irvine are as follows:

ALL STUDENTS are required to audition. The audition will determine the seatings.

Thank you,
Elliot Bark – Artistic Director, Christian Youth Orchestra Program

At the time of the first rehearsal, candidates must be in the 5th grade. Skill level of  Suzuki Level 4 or higher.

After submitting an online application, candidates will be notified by email or phone only after each application has been approved and meets requirement.

Individual Auditions are scheduled in intervals of approximately ten minutes

Dr. Elliott Bark (Artistic Director)

– BM, MM and DM at Indiana University

– Two Korean National Composer Prizes (2012, 14)

– Schumann Full Scholarship from Aspen Music Festival

– Carnegie Hall Premiere of Flute Concerto “Shalom”

– Conductor, Orange County School of the Arts

– Former instructor at Indiana University


Audition Requirements

Please click on the instrument to find the audition piece. If you want to audition with an instrument that is not listed above, please contact

Flute Trumpet Violin
Oboe Trombone Viola
Clarinet Percussion Cello
Bassoon Double Bass