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The priority audition period for the 2018-19 BPYO season was in May. Any open positions will be filled by 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 below. 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 following excerpts are for the 2018-2019 BPYO fall auditions.  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:

  • Please prepare the etudes and excerpts linked below. You will also be asked to sightread on mallets. 

WOODWINDS

BRASS

STRINGS

PERCUSSION