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If you have missed the application deadline for 2022, please complete an Expression of Interest or contact us to ensure you receive the latest information.

Musicians who play more in-demand instruments such as Viola, Double Bass, Bassoon, Trombone, Tuba, and Percussion are encouraged to contact us. Late applications may be accepted based on available places in the program. 

Applications for SYO 2023 Close In:

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New Musicians

Take the first step on your SYO journey

Returning Musicians

Find all the key information you need to reapply

Instrumental Teachers

Information for instrumental teachers & tutors

Regional Musicians

Don't live in Sydney? Find out how you can join SYO

How Auditions Work

1.
Decide

Before you apply, select the appropriate ensemble based on your skill and experience level. Check out our Programs for more information

2.
Apply

Apply online through the SYO Audition form.

3.
Download

Once you submit your Audition Application form, you will be sent the Audition Materials to download and practice.

4.
Practice

Now is the time to practice for your audition. Take the Audition Materials to your music tutor and practice so that you are ready to record.

5.
Attend

Attend an SYO Audition Information session via Zoom.

6.
Record

It is now time to record your Audition Materials. Check out our tips on how to record the best audition.

7.
Submit

Once you feel happy with your recording, it is time to submit. For more questions about submitting your audition, please take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions.

8.
Results

Audition results will be released early December via email.

9.
Enrol

Offers will close in early January.

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