The priority audition period for the 2019-20 BPYO season was in May. Any remaining open positions will be filled by a second round of auditions in early September. Please complete the online sign up by clicking below. We will contact you to schedule a time after we receive your application. 

Please prepare two contrasting pieces or movements of the highest level that showcase your musical and technical abilities, as well as designated orchestral excerpts (to be posted in August). BPYO auditions will also include an informal interview. Inquiries about auditions should be directed to the BPYO office, 617.470.8382 or bpyo@bostonphil.org

There is no fee to take the audition.  Read the BPYO Audition FAQ

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The excerpts for the 2019-2020 BPYO fall auditions will be posted in August.  Please select, download, and print the appropriate part at your convenience.  

ALL INSTRUMENTS EXCEPT Percussion**

  • Please prepare (2) contrasting pieces in addition to the excerpts below.

**PERCUSSION ONLY:

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WOODWINDS

Flute & Piccolo
Oboe & English Horn
Clarinet & Bass Clarinet
Bassoon

BRASS

French Horn
Trumpet & Cornet
Trombone
Bass Trombone
Tuba

STRINGS

Violin
Viola
Cello
Bass
Harp

PERCUSSION

Percussion