We are Accepting Mid-Season Auditions for Posted Openings Only. Please See Below for Our Current Openings.

To Schedule an Audition, Call Our Office at (516) 365-6961
There is a Non-Refundable $25 Audition Fee

Audition for 2019-2020 Season

Thank you for your interest in auditioning for The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York: Choral and Orchestral Programs!

Saturday, September 7 Audition Registration is now closed. There are a limited number of openings in our MYO Choirs and Orchestras for the 2019-2020 season as listed below and we will hear auditions on rehearsal nights starting September 9 – 19. Please call the MYO office at 516-365-6961 to set up an audition day/time.


In order to participate in MYO:

  • Applicants should be between the ages of 8 and 18 years old
  • A live audition is required to be considered for placement in a MYO Ensemble
  • Instrumentalists are required to play at a NYSSMA level 4 or higher
  • There is no minimum NYSSMA level for the Treble Choirs, Concert Choirs, Men’s and Women’s Choirs, and Suffolk Symphonic Choir
  • Nassau Symphonic Choir and Chamber Chorale vocalists are expected to sing at a NYSSMA level 5 or higher

Please note: there is a non-refundable $25 audition fee.



Nassau Treble Choir (grades 4-6) – Children’s Voices
Nassau Concert Choir (grades 7-8) – Soprano, Alto
NEW Nassau Men’s Choir (grades 7-12) – Changed and Unchanged Male Voices
Nassau Symphonic Choir (grades 9-12) – Soprano, Alto
Nassau Chamber Chorale (grades 11-12) – Bass

Suffolk Treble Choir (grades 4-6) – Children’s Voices
Suffolk Concert Choir (grades 7-8) – Soprano, Alto
NEW Suffolk Women’s Choir (grades 9-10) – Soprano, Alto
Suffolk Symphonic Choir (grades 9-12) – Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass


Nassau String Orchestra (NYSSMA IV-VI) – Viola, Bass
Nassau Concert Orchestra (NYSSMA V-VI) – Violin, Cello, Oboe, Bassoon, Horn, Percussion
Nassau Symphony Orchestra (NYSSMA VI) – Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Flute, Oboe, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Percussion
Nassau Principal Orchestra (NYSSMA VI) – Violin, Viola, Bass, Bassoon, Percussion

Suffolk Concert Orchestra (NYSSMA IV-V) – Violin, Viola, Bass, Flute, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone
Suffolk Symphony Orchestra (NYSSMA V-VI) – Violin, Viola, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba
Suffolk Principal Orchestra (NYSSMA VI) – Violin Viola, Cello, Bass, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Bass Trombone, Tuba

Introducing The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York (Video)

Video by Rob Davidson Media