- Seating for each ensemble is at the discretion of the conductor. Each conductor will make the final determine of all seating assignments. Seating decisions will be based on seating auditions, educational objectives, adherence to YOPW policies (especially attendance and behavior), and leadership abilities.
- Students who are not present for seating auditions will be seated at the discretion of the conductor.
- Concert Orchestra and Youth Symphony Orchestra will hold at least two seating auditions per season. Primo and Repertory Orchestra will hold a minimum of one seating audition per season. Preparatory Orchestra seating is determined on a rotating seating.