How to apply

Applications to join NYO 2021 will open in April 2020, and the application link will be available on this page.

Applications to join NYO 2020 have now closed. If you have a question relating to your application or the audition process, please email If you have already submitted an application for NYO 2020 and you wish to amend information relating to your audition pieces, you can sign in here

During the application, you will need to include a copy of your Grade 8 certificate or mark sheet, or a letter from your instrument or music teacher. You’ll also need to provide a photo of you and tell us which pieces you want to play (you can look at this page for more information).

There are some questions that you may need your parents or guardians to help you with. We ask this information so that we are able to statistically report back to the Arts Council and other high level funders. The Arts Council and other funders will not be given any personal information. This information will not be used for any other purpose in NYO and will not be passed on to any other third party.



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