You must fill out and submit an Audition Registration Form if you fall into one of the following groups:
Returning Students who are not in the above categories are not required to re-audition. However, you must fill out and submit a Returning Student Registration Form, which can be found in your Member Portal.
String candidates should be prepared to:
a. Play their own selection from the solo repertoire
b. Play scales in 3 octaves detache, at various tempo, in any major or minor key
c. Sightread an excerpt from the current orchestral repertoire
Wind candidates should be prepared to:
Brass candidates should be prepared to:
Percussion candidates should be prepared to:
Should have begun learning mallet percussion.
Each applicant will perform a solo piece of their choice.
Applicants must be able to shift and read comfortably into Third Position and use vibrato as minimum requirements. It is important that students participate in their school ensembles as well as JSP if accepted.
Battery (snare & bass drum as well as auxiliary)
For technical guidelines, students grades 9-12 should refer to the YPP Audition Requirements; string players grades 5-8 should refer to the JSP Audition Requirements.
Annual tuition for The Young People’s Philharmonic, Junior String Philharmonic and YPP Wind Symphony is $525 per student and $325 for each additional sibling.
Annual Tuition for the YPP Chamber Players is $400 for each student.
Financial Assistance is Available. The deadline for applications is July 1st.