New Jersey Youth Symphony Announces Video Auditions for the 2021-22 Season
AUDITIONS BY VIDEO SUBMISSION
WHEN: Audition registration is available online April 1-April 30. Deadline for audition registration is Friday, April 30, 2021.
Audition requirements and more information can be found at NJYS.org. Interested candidates with specific questions can also send an email to email@example.com.
The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) announced today that it will hold auditions by video submission for the 2021-22 season.
Audition registration for New Jersey’s largest youth orchestra program, encompassing 15 ensembles including strings, winds, percussion, jazz, chamber music, and three full orchestras, is available online April 1-April 30 .
Said Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Helen H. Cha-Pyo, “The New Jersey Youth Symphony is more committed than ever to inspire and challenge our young musicians to achieve personal excellence through music in a supportive and inclusive environment. We will continue to find innovative ways to offer exceptional learning and performance opportunities for our students. Come join us!”
NJYS plans to return to a pre-pandemic season of in-person rehearsals and concerts with a continuation of its online offerings. Preparations are being made for the 2021-22 season encompassing exceptional performance opportunities, including a dozen public concerts by 15 ensembles; innovative educational experiences from online webinars and workshops to master classes by world-class guest artists; and service to the community through the gift of music. NJYS will continue to share the joy of music with older adult communities through its #StayHomeandPlay digital concert series as well as in-person live community concerts at local libraries, hospitals, and senior centers.
Now in its 41st season, NJYS continues to achieve musical excellence through intensive instruction and high-level performance. Under the guidance of a talented team of conductors, coaches, and teaching artists, students are immersed in challenging repertoire, learning the art of ensemble playing, and exploring their potential in a supportive and inclusive environment. NJYS remains committed to programming works by diverse composers and regularly features 20th century African-American and women composers such as Duke Ellington, George Walker, Yvonne Desportes, Emma Lou Diemer, Julia Perry, and Florence Price.