Spring auditions are now closed.
Spring auditions for the 2021-22 Season are now closed. Please check back later for information about our fall auditions.
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.
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.
The NPYS rehearses on Saturday mornings, 9am-noon, from September through May at Artis—Naples.
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.
2021-22 Season Concerts:
Fall Symphonia Concert
December 18, 2021 • 11am
Magic Carpet Strings
April 2, 2022 • 10am
Spring Community Day Symphonia Concert
May 21, 2022 • Noon
Spring Community Chamber Ensemble
May 21, 2022 • 2pm
The Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia is generously sponsored by Cynthia Taft.
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.