The New Jersey State Youth Orchestra (NJSYO) is a non-profit organization in residence at the Middletown Arts Center in Middletown, New Jersey. This season we will offer Preparatory String Orchestra (PSO), Intermediate String Orchestra (ISO), Symphonic Youth Orchestra (SYO) and Chamber Ensemble, Students 2nd -12th grade are welcome to audition based on eligibility.
For the 2021-22 season, we will be requiring masks of all students during indoor rehearsals, including auditions. This policy is subject to change based on conditions in the state of NJ, but for the foreseeable future expect everyone to be masked during rehearsals.
Auditions will take place on Thursday, September 23, 2021 between 6-9pm. After registration is received, you will receive details regarding timing and location of the audition. Please refer to our website for audition requirements. https://www.njsyo.org
String players grades 2 or higher
String players; grades 6-9Students should be taking private lessons or be a member of their school orchestra.
Strings, Winds, Brass, Percussion students; grades 9 and higherStudents should be taking private lessons.
Members must be at least 13 years old, or at least in the 8th grade