How to Audition

Join us for the 2023/24 season!

Each year, the NSYO welcomes auditions for entrance into the orchestra. If you are a young musician between the ages of 12 and 26, we encourage you to apply! Follow the simple steps below to complete the application process. 

Here is some important information to keep in mind: 

  • Ages Eligible: 12-26  
  • Application Fee: $25*
  • Annual NSYO Tuition Fee: $250*

*Please note: If you are unable to pay the audition fee and/or the tuition fee for 2023/24 and require financial assistance, reach out to [email protected].

If you have questions about the audition video submission process, please reach out to [email protected].

Step 1 

Fill out our 2023/24 Application Form here! 

Step 2

Download your audition repertoire! Click on the name of your instrument below to save your PDF. 

Auxiliary Instruments:

Step 3

Submit your $25 application fee! Please send the e-transfer to Jack Chen, NSYO General Manager at [email protected]

Step 4

Record your audition and submit your video recording to Rebecca Adams, NSYO Administrative Assistant at [email protected].

  • Please send a direct download link (via WeTransfer, Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.)
  • Video must be an MP4 file format, and it must be recorded in one continuous take
  • Please do not talk during the video (auditions are blinded)


And just like that, you’re all done! 

We will be in touch with your audition results over the summer. 

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For more information, please contact Jack Chen at [email protected].