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2011-2012 Audition Brochure will be released shortly, please download last year’s in the meantime as the audition requirements will remain the same for this season.

2010-2011 NJ Youth Symphony Audition Brochure

You may complete the 2011-2012 Audition Application Form using the attached Microsoft Word document and then email the completed form to office@njys.org;
or if you prefer you may download the PDF version of the form here, and mail the completed form to our offices.

Audition Application Form – Word Version

Audition Application Form – PDF Version

Please complete an Audition Application Form and pay the $60 audition application fee*.

When your Application Form (online or via mail) is submitted, please contact via email brudderow@njys.org to ask for your top 3 preferences for audition times based on the schedule listed at the end of this note. Please give your preferences in 30-minute blocks.

For example, if your child is a string player entering grade 4 your choices may include:

Tuesday, May 24 4:00-4:30PM
Tuesday, May 24 5:30-6:00PM
Saturday, May 29 10:00-10:30AM
By offering 30-minute blocks, it will help us to do our best to accommodate your preferences. Once we have scheduled the audition time, we will confirm via email.

Please note that you should base your audition choices using the grade your child will be entering in September 2011!

Here is the schedule for auditions:

All Strings Going Into Grades 3, 4, and 5
Tuesday, May 24 (4:30-9:00PM)
Wednesday, May 25 (4:30-9:00PM)
Saturday, May 28 (2:30-8:30PM)

Strings Going Into Grades 6, 7, and 8 EXCLUDING Current PHIL & YO Strings Entering Grades 7 and 8
Saturday, May 14 (2:30-9:00PM)
Wednesday, June 1 (4:00-9:30PM)
Saturday, June 4 (2:30-8:30PM)

Current Strings Going Into Grades 7 and 8
Saturday, May 7 (10:30AM-6:30PM)

Strings Going Into Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 AND Current PHIL & YO Strings Entering Grades 7 and 8
Friday, May 13 (4:00-9:30PM)
Saturday, May 14 (10:00AM-7:00PM)
Wednesday, June 1 (4:00-9:30PM)
Thursday, June 2 (4:00-9:30PM)

Current YS String Players
Saturday, June 4 (10:00AM-7:00PM)

All Woodwinds And Brass in Grades 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
Friday, May 13 (4:00-9:30PM)
Sunday, June 5 (12:00-6:00PM)

All Woodwinds And Brass in Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12
Friday, May 27 (4:00-9:30PM)
Sunday, June 5 (12:00-6:00PM)

All Percussion
Friday, May 27 (6:00-9:30PM)
Saturday, May 28 (5:00-9:30PM)

*The audition application fee must be made prior to the student’s audition. You may pay online here or download an audition application above and mail to NJYS at 570 Central Ave, New Providence, NJ 07974 to avoid the $2.50 Online Convenience Fee.