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Image of student singers performing on stage during a concert of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus

Youth Chorus


Monday, August 26, 2019
Daniels Pavilion at Artis—Naples

Audition Registration


Auditions must be scheduled in advanced. The fee for the audition is $15 for those who are not currently a member of other youth ensemble groups at Artis—Naples. The NPYC accepts students between the ages of 7 and 17. Auditions for the 2019-20 Season are now open. For additional information, please email YouthChorus@artisnaples.org.

Audition Requirements

Those wishing to audition should prepare a song of their choosing no longer than two minutes that showcases their vocal talents. All auditions must be with piano accompaniment, not to recorded music or a cappella, and singers are asked to provide a copy for the Naples Philharmonic piano accompanist. Applicants will be asked to match pitch and, depending on their musical background, may be asked to sight-read.


Annual tuition for the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus is $175. The one time music fee is $35. Some scholarships are available.


The Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus (NPYC) provides young singers performance opportunities on Hayes Hall stage alongside the Naples Philharmonic and at distinct community events. The 100-voice NPYC is directed by James Cochran and includes singers in elementary, middle and high school. NPYC rehearses in groups divided by age and ability on Monday evenings at Artis—Naples.

Auditions for new members are held in early August and January. Students from the age of 7 through high school are encouraged to audition. The 100-voice Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus rehearses in groups divided by age and ability on Monday evenings on the Artis—Naples campus.

James Cochran

Youth Chorus Director

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  2018-19 Youth Chorus Schedule


The 100-voice Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus performs concerts throughout the season. These festive events are suitable for the whole family.

The 2019-20 season will be announced this summer.

The Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus is generously endowed by Carmen and Jim Campbell


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