Auditions for the 2019-20 season will take place on September 9th for returning members and 16th for new members at Woodland Middle School in Coeur d’Alene @ 2101 S. Michelle Dr.

Online Application and Audition Requirements

  1. Sign up for a time using the online links. Previous NIYS Intermezzo members audition on September 9th- New to NIYS audition on September 16th.

  2. Please prepare the following for your audition:

Winds & Strings

  • 2-octave scales: Concert F major & arpeggio, Ab major scale & arpeggio, G melodic minor scale- up and down


  • Snare Rudiments: 5-stroke and 9-stroke rolls – both double stroke and buzz stroke. Single Ratamacues & Flam accents.

All Musicians

  • A 2-minute solo of your choice demonstrating your highest level of polish and musicianship.  (Percussion will prepare either a snare or mallet solo). Please bring a copy of your solo for the conductors.

  • Sight-reading at the discretion of the conductor