Audition Form

SYO 2019 Audition Application

SYO are still accepting late auditions for our 2019 intake. Apply today! 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

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

Audition fees are $60 for new applicants and $50 for current (2018) SYO members.

Audition fees are non-refundable. 

Audition Applicant Details

* SYO is committed to creating an environment where participants regardless of gender can feel safe to learn. 
Gender at SYO is defined as what has been recorded on a participant’s birth certificate.

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

If you won't be studying in 2019, please select 'Other'

If unknown/unsure please type TBA

Please upload a clear photo of the 2019 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. 
Parent / Guardian Details


Musical Details

Please note that all wind, brass and percussion players must be age 12 or older on the 1st of January 2019 to be considered for any SYO ensemble.

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

Select the book currently being studied

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.
The Orchestral Fundamentals Program (Stages 1-4) is only open to violin, viola, cello and double bass players in 2019.

Instrument Tutor Details

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.

Summer School 2019 

2019 Financial Assistance Information

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.

Please indicate if you would like to receive further information and an application form for financial assistance with membership contributions required for 2019.

Payment Information
SYO only accepts MasterCard and Visa

If you are a current member and the above fee is listed as $60, do not complete this form. You must use the link in your email from SYO to receive a $50 fee. Contact if you have any questions.
By proceeding with this purchase you consent to the Sydney Youth Orchestras Terms and Conditions of sale. If you are purchasing a ticket, audition or enrollment on behalf of another person you consent on the behalf of that person as their agent.