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Youth Symphonia


Spring auditions are now closed.

Audition Registration


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.

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.
  • 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.

Gregg Anderson

Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia Director

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The Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia is generously sponsored by Cynthia Taft.


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