Now Accepting Auditions for the 2017-2018 Season

Please See Below for Further Information

Auditions for entrance into the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra are held each year in the spring.  Members are accepted by audition only, including members of the previous year’s orchestra. Applicant must be a student in grades 9-12 and be a member of a school music organization playing the same instrument as is played in the Youth Orchestra. If there is no school orchestra or band, an exception may be made.

Membership Fee

The membership fee for participation in the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra is $375.00 (2016 – 2017).  This fee covers administrative costs such as conductor salaries, rehearsal and performance space, music, and the annual winter camp-out.  Financial Assistance is available for any students who may need help with the cost of the membership fee. This organization does not intend to deny an eligible student membership due to financial hardship.

Audition Brochure

Download the Audition Brochure Here

For Further Information or to Schedule an Audition Please Contact:

Gloria Pugh

Education Director
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance
Dayton Ballet Dayton Opera Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Phone: 937-224-3521 X1118 Fax: 937-223-9189
Email: gpugh@daytonperformingarts.org

Ellen Bagley

Education School Partnership Coordinator
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance
Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Phone: 937-224-3521 X1135
Email: ebagley@daytonperformingarts.org