Auditions - 2019/20

We are accepting online applications for auditions for our Junior Cork Youth Orchestra (JCYO) & the String Orchestras (CJRO).

Please note that there are NO OPEN AUDITIONS for CYO this year
Application closes on Sun. 5th May, 2019.
  • Auditions will be held on Sat. 18th May (10am - 5pm) and on Sun. 19th May (10am - 3pm).
  • Applicants will be notified of their exact audition date and time by email (to the parent primary email address provided), after the application closing date. NOTE: Please let us know ASAP if you are not available on the above dates as once they are allocated, audition slots will only be rearranged in special circumstances.

Please read the instructions and then click the link at the bottom to proceed.

Who can apply?

  • Applications for membership of our orchestras are accepted from Cork City & County only.
  • Required standard for submitting an application to audition
    1. Applicants for JCYO must be 5th class or older, and have already completed Grade 2.
    2. Please also be aware that we place a strong emphasis on a player's ability to sight-read well.
    3. Admission to our orchestras is at the sole discretion of the Musical Director whose decision is final.

To proceed, there are 4 steps

  1. provide parent/guardian details
  2. provide player's details
  3. provide player's musical information
  4. pay a €10.00 administration/audition fee, via PayPal.

Note: To audition, a one-off non-refundable administation payment of €10.00 per player is payable, even if the player does not show up for audition.

Please be advised that any personal information/data that you submit to the CYO on this form will be kept for the sole purpose of registering the applicant's details for the audition. The personal information will not be forwarded, disclosed or used for any other purpose. It will be processed in accordance with the data protection principles. The CYO are currently in the process of drafting our Data Protection Policy and when completed, it will be made available on request.

Proceed with application