Audition Form

Sydney Youth Orchestras - 2021 Audition Application Form

Applications for SYO 2021 are now open - apply today to receive your excerpts! The earlier you apply, the longer you have to prepare. Please read our Frequently Asked Questions for more information on SYO auditions.

If you have any questions about the auditions that remain unanswered, please feel free to contact the SYO Office on 02 9251 2422, or by email at 
[email protected].


Current members, please make sure you access this form using the link in your personalised audition email from SYO in order to access your discounted fee.


Audition fees are $50 for new applicants and $25 for current (2020) SYO members.


AUDITION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.


Audition Applicant Details

For current members: Is your form prefilled? Make sure you have the right form (your name and personal information). If you fill in someone else's personalised form, all your information will be overwritten in our database!



This will be the primary contact address for SYO audition information. Please check this email address regularly for updates.


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SYO is committed to creating an environment where participants, regardless of gender, can feel safe to learn

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If you are not studying in 2021, please select "other"

If not known yet, please write "TBC"


Please upload a clear photo of the 2021 audition applicant. Images files must be no larger than 4MB. SYO audition panelists assess hundreds of individual auditions over many weeks. All applicants are required to upload a headshot to assist panelists in finalising accurate rankings. All photos are used only for the purposes of assessing auditions and are not shared, published or broadcast.
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Musical/Education Information

Please select one instrument only. If auditioning for multiple instruments, you must fill in one audition form for each instrument. Please note that all wind, brass and percussion players must be older than or turn 12 in 2021 to be considered for any SYO ensemble.

Please note that this should be an achievable first preference. Only one application per instrument is required. Audition panellists will automatically consider applicants for other ensembles if they are unsuccessful for their first preference.
SYO Strings (Stages 1-4) is only open to violin, viola, cello and double bass players in 2021. To read more about our orchestras and decide your level, go to https://syo.com.au/join/new-musicians/audition-faqs/

Please note that this should be an achievable first preference. Only one application per instrument is required. Audition panellists will automatically consider applicants for other ensembles if they are unsuccessful for their first preference.
SYO Strings (Stages 1-4) is only open to violin, viola, cello and double bass players in 2021. To read more about our orchestras and decide your level, go to https://syo.com.au/join/new-musicians/audition-faqs/

Please note that this should be an achievable first preference. Only one application per instrument is required. Audition panellists will automatically consider applicants for other ensembles if they are unsuccessful for their first preference.
SYO Strings (Stages 1-4) is only open to violin, viola, cello and double bass players in 2021. To read more about our orchestras and decide your level, go to https://syo.com.au/join/new-musicians/audition-faqs/

Please note that this should be an achievable first preference. Only one application per instrument is required. Audition panellists will automatically consider applicants for other ensembles if they are unsuccessful for their first preference.
SYO Strings (Stages 1-4) is only open to violin, viola, cello and double bass players in 2021. To read more about our orchestras and decide your level, go to https://syo.com.au/join/new-musicians/audition-faqs/

Please note that this should be an achievable first preference. Only one application per instrument is required. Audition panellists will automatically consider applicants for other ensembles if they are unsuccessful for their first preference.
SYO Strings (Stages 1-4) is only open to violin, viola, cello and double bass players in 2021. To read more about our orchestras and decide your level, go to https://syo.com.au/join/new-musicians/audition-faqs/

Available to Strings, Brass and Woodwind players who are enrolled in The SYO in 2021. Musicians who indicate their interest in this ensemble will have the video recordings of their auditions reviewed by SYCE Artistic Director, Umberto Clerici. Further information about SYCE is available online here.  


Please note AMEB exams are a guiding tool only. To view suggested ensemble based on AMEB level go to: https://syo.com.au/weekly-programs/ SYO placements are decided based on audition results only.

Only select the most recent grade you have completed. SYO may request a copy of your certificate.

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Endangered Instrument Section

Please note that all wind, brass and percussion players must be older than or turn 12 in 2021 to be considered for any SYO ensemble.


Please note that this should be an achievable first preference. Only one application per instrument is required. Audition panellists will automatically consider applicants for other ensembles if they are unsuccessful for their first preference.
SYO Strings (Stages 1-4) is only open to violin, viola, cello and double bass players in 2021. To read more about our orchestras and decide your level, go to https://syo.com.au/join/new-musicians/audition-faqs/


Please note AMEB exams are a guiding tool only. To view suggested ensemble based on AMEB level go to: https://syo.com.au/weekly-programs/ SYO placements are decided based on audition results only.

Only select the most recent grade you have completed. SYO may request a copy of your certificate.

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Request for Late Audition


All SYO auditions will be held throughout October and early November. In exceptional circumstances (eg. HSC exams), a late November audition may be assigned.


You may request a late audition and advise us of your situation. Late auditions are not granted automatically and require approval. Please indicate if you would like to be considered for a late audition and list your reason for requiring one below.



Please be as specific as possible
Financial Assistance/Scholarships

SYO is committed to ensuring that all gifted instrumental students have access to our excellent program. Students who are experiencing serious financial hardship are encouraged to apply for financial assistance. To learn more go to our website.


Please indicate if you would like to receive further information and an application form for financial assistance with membership contributions required for 2021.


Other SYO Programs

SYO has a a number of holiday programs open to all young musicians in NSW! Click on the links below for more details or subscribe to receive information when applications open.


Payment Information

SYO 2021 Audition Fee - $50
Discounted Fee for Current 2020 SYO Members Only - $25






This is the combination of letters and numbers before @syonline.com.au that you use to access your Google Classroom. This code can also be found on the front of your SYO Student ID Card.

If you are a current 2020 member and the above fee is listed as $50, do not complete this form. You must use the link in your email from SYO to receive a $25 fee. Contact [email protected] if you have any questions.


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