Fall auditions have concluded, but spaces are still available. Interested students are encouraged to register for an audition and a representative from the NPYS will be in touch about scheduling an audition time. The fee for the audition is $15 for those who are not currently a member of other Artis—Naples youth ensemble groups.
The Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia accepts students between the ages of 10 and 17. Students planning to audition for the NPYS should have mastered Suzuki Book 3 or its equivalent. For additional information, please email YouthSymphonia@artisnaples.org.
- One prepared solo piece of student choice. This piece should demonstrate the student’s musical and technical abilities.
- One two- (or three-) octave scale of student choice.
- Students may be asked to sight read a short passage.
The Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia normally rehearses on Saturday from 9am-12pm.
Annual tuition for the Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia is $300. The one-time music fee is $35. Some scholarships are available.
Under the direction of Naples Philharmonic violinist Gregg Anderson, the Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia (NPYS) is a string training ensemble for motivated elementary school through high school student musicians. Members of the NPYS have the opportunity to perform in chamber and full string ensemble settings representing a wide range of genres, including classical, popular and film music.
Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia Director
The Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia performs each season on the Artis—Naples Kimberly K. Querrey and Louis A. Simpson Cultural Campus.
Fall Symphonia Concert
December 17, 2022 • 12:30pm
Magic Carpet Strings
April 1, 2023 • 11am
Spring Community Day Symphonia Concert
May 20, 2023 • 1pm
Spring Community Day Chamber Ensembles
May 20, 2023 • 2pm