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Sign up for the Super Early Bird Auditions April 1-30, 2018.

Sign up today for the NYO New Youth Orchestra Program 2018-2019 season orchestra auditions.

If you or your family members have been looking more from a musical  experience,  NYO has the solution!  We know music, we know teaching and  we definitely know how to challenge and inspire.

Our  roster of artistic staff of conductors and coaches are caring teachers  as well as top musicians. As a matter of fact, NYO New Youth Orchestra  is the only youth orchestra program in San Diego staffed bottom to top  by real musicians. It makes all the difference!!

Complete the online form now to schedule for our upcoming 2018-2019 season symphony orchestra auditions or band auditions. 2018-2019 SEASON AUDITION APPLICATION

Visit these two important pages for more details before signing up.

2018-2019 Rehearsal Schedule for all NYO ensembles

NYO Program description for all levels and ensembles

Also below, get the answers to most of your important questions.

Q&A: Get the info you need about NYO 2018-2019 Season auditions

Why join the NYO New Youth Orchestra Program?

NYO  is a great place to improve the ensemble skills of young musicians.  It's also a great place to be surrounded by others who have similar  musical interests. 

What levels and instruments are accepted into the ensembles?

Here, there's a place for all levels, from intermediate to super advanced. We have seven core ensembles for ages 7 to 25. 

Orchestras  are open to mostly string players and bands are open to woodwind and  brass players. Selected wind performers are chosen and placed into our  more advanced orchestras.

What are the requirements for the Mid-Season audition?

All  performers are required to perform a solo of their choice. One that  would best provide an example of the performers quality of tone, rhythm  and musicianship.

Also a hand full of scales will be required. 

Lastly, music sight reading will be given at the audition to test each students reading ability.

Where are the Auditions held?

All auditions as well as weekly rehearsals are conveniently held at our wonderful facilities in Sorrento Valley. 

When are the rehearsals and is there a strict policy for attendance?

All  rehearsals are held on Saturdays each weekend. We allow for three  rehearsal absences per semester, but concerts are required in order to  continue as a NYO member in good standing.

How do I sign up?

It's  easy, use the link below and just complete the following simple  application form. Then someone will contact you to schedule a convenient  date and time.