Join the Melodies of Christmas Chorale and take part in one of the most beloved holiday pageants in our region. Four performances and a CBS6 televised production; be seen and heard by thousands of viewers! Teens in grades 10-12 are invited to register NOW for live auditions on Sept 30 and Oct 1.
New this year: Solo recordings from as early as January 1, 2023 can be used for your upcoming ESYO audition! If you are preparing for a recital or a state solo and ensemble festival, capture/record a video and save it for your ESYO audition.
Want some help? Check out our recording of our recent AUDITION 101 WEBINAR, where we cover how to apply, what ensemble may be best for you, and how to navigate our website pages. Plus some helpful audition tips!
Use the interactive helper below to find opportunities for you in the Empire State Youth Orchestra.
To join an ESYO Performing Ensemble, you must complete an audition. There are classical & jazz orchestras, percussion ensembles, and a concert chorale.
Auditions are open to young musicians through age 20.