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Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras Fall Audition Day

Posted July 01, 2014 in Press Releases

  • Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras Fall Auditions
  • Sunday, August 17th, 2-4 PM
  • Oberlin Conservatory of Music
  • 77 W. College St., Oberlin, Ohio 44074
  • Email to schedule

OBERLIN, OH — The Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras (NOYO) is now accepting applications to audition for its 2014-2015 season. Fall auditions will be held on Sunday, August, 17th from 2 PM to 4 PM at Oberlin Conservatory. Auditions are open to the following instruments: violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion, and harp.

Auditions are for membership in the Philharmonia Orchestra and Symphonetta Strings ensembles. All orchestral instrument musicians ages 8-22 who have had two or more years of private lessons are invited to audition.

Partnering with the Cincinnati Youth Symphony Orchestra (CYSO) and the Oberlin Choristers, NOYO’s 46th season will present an innovative series of concerts in Oberlin and beyond. During the season, musicians will receive intensive weekly coachings and instruction from world-class musicians in large and small ensemble settings at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Students may also perform in special guest masterclasses and compete in an opportunity to perform as soloist with the Philharmonia Orchestra in the NOYO Annual Concerto Competition.

The Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras has provided outstanding orchestral training to the youth of Northern Ohio since 1969. Based at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, NOYO attracts gifted young musicians ages 8 to 18, spanning a geographic area from Toledo to Cleveland. These musicians rehearse weekly under the guidance of dedicated professional musicians to perform innovative programs juxtaposing new works alongside classical masterpieces.

Application and audition materials are available at Please visit or email for more information.

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