We are currently accepting applications for the 2021/2022 season of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.
The priority audition deadline for the 2021-22 BPYO season is May 16, 2021. Any remaining open positions will be filled by a second round of auditions in early September.
This year's auditions must be submitted on video by May 16, 2021. The audition form and instructions are available here. There is a $15 audition fee (charged by Acceptd). If you are unable to pay the fee, please email email@example.com and we will assist you.
Please prepare two contrasting pieces or movements of the highest level that showcase your musical and technical abilities. Pieces from different styles and time periods are encouraged. Please also prepare the designated orchestral excerpts for your instrument (posted below). BPYO auditions may include an informal interview, to be scheduled separately after we receive your application. Inquiries about auditions should be directed to the BPYO office, 617.470.8382 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The excerpts for the 2021-2022 BPYO auditions are linked below. Please select, download, and print the appropriate part at your convenience.
Flute - Flutists, please note that you will have the option of uploading piccolo excerpt(s) of your choice, in addition to the flute excerpts included here.