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Applications for SYO 2023 are now open - apply today to receive your excerpts!

Applications close on Thursday, 1st September 2022.
The earlier you apply, the longer you have to prepare. 
Please visit our website f
or more information on SYO auditions.

If you have any questions about auditions that remain unanswered, please feel free to contact the SYO Office on 02 9251 2422, or by email at 
info@syo.com.au.


Audition fees are $60 for new applicants and $50 for current (2022) SYO members,

inclusive of all processing & transaction fees.


AUDITION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

Audition Applicant Details


CURRENT (2022) SYO MUSICIANS MUST APPLY USING THE LINK SENT BY EMAIL TO RECEIVE YOUR APPLICATION DISCOUNT


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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 2023 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. To read more about our orchestras and decide your level, visit our website here

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. To read more about our orchestras and decide your level, visit our website here

All wind, brass and percussion players must be older than or turn 12 in 2022 to be considered for any SYO ensemble. To read more about our orchestras and decide your level, visit our website here

All wind, brass and percussion players must be older than or turn 12 in 2023 to be considered for any SYO ensemble. To read more about our orchestras and decide your level, visit our website here

To read more about our orchestras and decide your level, visit our website here


Please note AMEB exams are a guiding tool only. 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 Instruments

Have you heard of 
SYO's Endangered Instruments Program? 

If you play 
Viola, Double Bass, Bassoon, Low Brass (Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba) or Percussion as a secondary instrument, you are entitled to a free audition on this instrument if you are already auditioning for any SYO ensemble on your primary instrument.


Endangered Instrument Application


Please note that all wind, brass and percussion players must be older than or turn 12 in 2022 to be considered for any SYO ensemble.

Please note that this should be an achievable first preference. 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 and RGCO are only open to violin, viola, cello and double bass players in 2023.


Please note AMEB exams are a guiding tool only. 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


The deadline for Video Submissions in 2022 is Wednesday, 5th October. In exceptional circumstances (ex. HSC exams, University exams, high level instrument examinations), a later submission date may be requested.


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. 



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Applicants who request a late audition will receive confirmation on whether their request has been approved or not via e-mail on Thursday, 8th September.

Financial Assistance/Scholarships

SYO is committed to ensuring that all gifted instrumental students have access to our program. Applicants 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 in 2023.


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Please note that current (2022) SYO Members should complete this form using the personalised link provided by email to receive your $50 audition fee.

*If you are a current (2022) member and your audition fee amount below is $60, please do not complete this form*

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As per SYO's COVID Safe Policy, we highly recommend that participants in face-to-face programs are up to date with their Covid-19 vaccinations or hold a medical exemption.


Should NSW Public Health Orders or external venue policies change regarding vaccination rules, SYO cannot guarantee face-to-face activities can proceed for unvaccinated participants.

For any musicians who are not up to date with Covid-19 vaccinations, please read and understand the following:
  • I understand that if NSW Public Health Orders change the musician may not be able to participate in face-to-face SYO activities due to their current vaccination status
  • I understand that if external venues used by SYO restrict access based on vaccination status, the musician may not be able to participate in face-to-face activities
  • I understand that any fees paid to SYO are non-refundable if the musician is unable to attend, access or participate in face-to-face activities based on their vaccination status