Saturday, September 11, 2021
Signature Event Space
Fall auditions for the 2021-22 Season are now open. Students interested in participating should fill out the form above. The fee for the audition is $15 for those who are not currently a member of other youth ensemble groups at Artis—Naples.
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.
- 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.
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 Cultural Kimberly K. Querrey and Louis A. Simpson Cultural Campus. The 2021-22 Season concerts will be announced at a later date.
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.