Auditions must be scheduled in advanced. The fee for the audition is $15 for those who are not currently a member of other Artis—Naples youth ensemble groups. The NPYC accepts students between the ages of 7 and 17. For additional information, please email YouthChorus@artisnaples.org.
Those wishing to audition should prepare a song of their choosing, 3-5 minutes in length, that showcases their vocal talents. All audition will be a cappella. Piano accompaniment or other music recordings are not permitted. Please bring a copy of your music to the audition. Applicants may also be asked to match pitch, clap rhythm patterns, sing back short melodic patterns and 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 nearly 100-voice NPYC includes singers in elementary, middle and high school. NPYC rehearses in groups divided by age and ability on Monday evenings on the Artis—Naples Kimberly K. Querrey and Louis A. Simpson Cultural Campus.
Interim Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus Director
The nearly 100-voice Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus concerts are festive events that are suitable for the whole family.
2021-22 Season Concerts:
December 19, 2021 • 7pm
Spring Community Day Concert
May 21, 2020 • 4pm
The Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus is generously endowed by Carmen and Jim Campbell.
In order to participate in Naples Philharmonic Youth Ensembles, students must agree to follow all Artis—Naples COVID-19 safety protocols in place at the time of each event, which may include, but are not limited to: social distancing, facemasks and proof of recent negative COVID test and/or vaccination.