Video Audition Process

Thank you for applying to the 2022 session of Portland Summer Ensembles. We’re excited to hear your audition. This page contains important information and instructions about your PSE Audition Video. Please read it carefully and email with any questions.

  1. View and understand the Audition Requirements on our website
  2. Before recording, read “Tips for a Successful Video Audition”
  3. Record your audition all in one continuous video with no breaks or edits. Videos submitted with multiple links or breaks between elements may not be considered.
  1. Upload your video to YouTube
    • Set your video privacy settings to “unlisted.”
    • The title of your video should follow the format: “[Name] – [Instrument] – PSE 2022 Video Audition”
    • Leave the description and tag fields blank.

Email a link for your video to by March 14th, 2022 March 31, 2022 – Deadline extended! In the body of your email, please include the name of the student auditioning as provided on the application form, a parent name and a parent email and the video link. See example below:

Joe Violin

Mom Violin

For questions about PSE or your audition, please email We’re looking forward to seeing you this summer!