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Youth Symphonia


Fall auditions are now closed.

Audition Registration


Fall auditions for the 2021-22 Season are now closed. Please check back later for information about our January 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.

Audition Requirements

  • 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.

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.

Gregg Anderson

Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia Director

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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

  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.


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