Thank you for your interest in auditioning for 2013/2014 Season of the New York Youth Symphony.
General requirements and Excerpts (if applicable) for each program can be found through the Program Name in the Left Column on this page.
In order to participate in a NYYS Program the applicant's birthdate must fall between November 24, 2001 and May 25, 1991, inclusive.
Auditions will be held in the Fall of 2013 and for most programs you will schedule an audition time through our online scheduler. Upon completion of the application process and receipt of your application fee, you will receive an email with a link to schedule your audition. Please do not phone the office regarding audition times as they can only be scheduled online.
Orchestra: August 23-25 and September 3-8, 2013
Jazz: October 1-3, 2013
Composition: September 12 & 13, 2013
Apprentice Conducting: Applicants will be contacted to schedule appointment for dates in mid-September 2013
All prospective students must complete an application and pay an application fee to be considered for a NYYS Program. If the student is applying to more than one program, they only need to complete one application.
All applications must be processed online. Please note that once you begin the application, you will not be able to save your work and resume at a later time. The application should take 15 - 20 minutes to complete if you have the following information available:
The application fee for the 2013-2014 season is $75. There is an additional registration fee for each program that is due upon being accepted to the program, as outlined on each program page.
Upon submitting your application and application fee, you will receive an email within two (2) business days with the link for you to schedule your audition. Please do not phone the office regarding audition times as they can only be scheduled online.
Excerpts for the Orchestra and Jazz Auditions can be found at the following links:
If you are ready to apply, click here to access the online application form.