The Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey currently encompasses 12 performing ensembles.
We are unique in the sense that we not only offer large orchestral opportunities, but we also offer smaller chamber ensembles and choirs for all the instrumental families. These smaller ensembles have the opportunity to hone their skills and perfect their sound, before coming together to form the larger orchestral and wind ensembles.
The members of the YOCJ family include…
New Student Auditions
Tuesday January 31st is the next date for our New Student Auditions. A successful audition secures your spot on our roster! Students must register for an audition time online. We will be accepting payment online as well. We look forward to meeting your young, talented musicians! Click HERE for more information on auditions!
Masterclasses: Strings, Woodwinds, Saxophone, & Percussion
We are pleased to hold Spring Masterclasses for the following instrumental families on Tuesday March 7th! Check back with us, as we put the finishing details on this much anticipated annual event! The deadline to submit your video audition will be Tuesday February 21. **Click HERE to submit your application!** STRINGS – William Harvey, Violinist […]
Billy Hunter Brass Masterclass
YOCJ is pleased to announce that our soloist for the 2022-2023 Season will be Trumpet player Billy Hunter. Mr. Hunter is currently Principal Trumpet with the Metropolitan Opera in New York and Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra in Chicago. He will be performing the Arutunian Trumpet Concerto with the Symphonic Orchestra, with conductor Kenneth […]
Chamber Music Fundraiser Recital
YOCJ is excited to present our Annual Chamber Music Fundraiser Recital on Saturday March 25 at 7pm. This event exclusively raises funds for the YOCJ Senior Scholarship. The 7pm evening recital will take place at the Plainsboro Recreation & Cultural Center. The recital will be followed by a brief reception in the attached Novo Nordisk Room. […]
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