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Youth Symphonia


Audition dates to be announced

Audition Registration


Auditions must be scheduled in advance. The fee for the audition is $15 for those who are not currently a member of other youth ensemble groups at Artis—Naples. The NPYS accepts students between the ages of 10 and 17. Auditions for the 2020-21 Season are now open. For additional information, please email YouthSymphonia@artisnaples.org.

Audition Requirements

  • 1 prepared solo piece of student choice. This piece should demonstrate the student’s musical and technical abilities. 
  • One 2 (or 3)-octave scale of student choice.
  • Students will 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.

Auditions are held in fall and spring. The NPYS rehearses on Saturday mornings, 9am-noon, from September through May at Artis—Naples.

Gregg Anderson

Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia Director

  Meet Gregg

  2019-20 Youth Symphonia Schedule
  2019-20 Membership Handbook
  Excused Absence Request


The Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia performs each season at the Daniels Pavilion on the Artis—NaplesCultural Campus. Join the Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia for an afternoon of chamber music and string ensemble performance. Classical, pops and movie soundtrack selections will be performed.

The 2020-21 season will be announced this fall.


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