Audition to join YOCJ

Young musicians (elementary through high school) are all welcomed to audition for the Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey in January, June, and September.

Students MUST study privately and be enrolled in either their school band or orchestra (if there is a band or orchestra in your school) in order to become and remain a member of the Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey. Recommendation by the student’s private teacher is required. Homeschoolers are also invited to audition!

Upcoming Audition Date:
Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

How do I register?

Step #1: Click HERE to sign up via our Google Doc Survey.

Step #2: Download, print, and have your private teacher sign this form:
Private Teacher Approval Form. Email a JPG or PDF of the completed form to executivedirector@yocj.org.

Step #3: The $25 audition fee can be paid via this secure PayPal link:


Name of Auditioning Student:
Instrument:



Step #4: Registrants will then be contacted by Amy Woodward, our New Student Audition Coordinator, with your time slot and more information, prior to the auditions.

*The September 15th 2020 auditions may be done online, via secure Zoom sessions, if need be. This date is subject to change. More information on the way!

*When YOCJ is able to hold live in-person auditions, it will take place at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North, 90 Grovers Mill Rd., Plainsboro, NJ 08536.

Upon completion of a successful audition, ensemble placement will be determined by the Artistic Director and conducting staff.

All the information you need to prepare for an audition for the Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey can be found in the following links ~