Registration and Audition Information for the 2019/2020 Season

Group of CellistsBoth new and returning students must fill out the online application form to reserve an audition date. Please contact or 212-410-0370 with any questions. Thank you.

See the Audition Guidelines page for information on the standards for each orchestra.

Advancement Auditions for returning students will be held on select weekends in April (see member page for details)

Video Submissions are now being accepted.
We are still accepting May auditions for the following dates:

May 23rd, 2019

May 29th, 2019

May 30th, 2019


All in person dates:

5:00pm – 7:30pm

National Opera Center

 330 7th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001

Audition Requirements


  • Scales: 1, 2, or 3 octave scales
  • Prepared Piece & Short Excerpt
  • Sight Reading will be provided


  • Scales: 1 or 2 octave chromatic scale
  • Prepared Piece & Short Excerpt
  • Sight Reading will be provided
What can you do now?

For in person auditions fill out the Online Application Form

For Video Submissions, please fill out the Video Submission Form in conjunction with the Online Application Form