Audition Info


2023 Season- Instrumental, Vocal  and Dance  Auditions will be held in person  on Saturday  January 27, 2024

Deadline- January 14, 2024

1. Auditionists (except for vocalists) are divided into three groups:

Junior Group – composed of auditionists 6th through 8th grade. (minimum age 12 years old)
Intermediate Group – composed of auditionists in 9th through 12th grades.
Young Artists Group – composed of auditionists in college or who have not yet reached their 26th birthday.

Vocalists are divided into two groups according to age:

Intermediate Group – composed of auditionists age 16 through age 19.

Young Artists Group – composed of auditionists age 20 through age 25

2. Audition fees:

Audition fees are $25.00 for soloists. For ensembles of two or more (choral, instrumental or dance) the audition fee is $35.00 for the group , with the understanding that the group will also pay any incidental expenses necessary to its performance.  Audition fees are not refundable.

3. All audition music performed by piano, instrument and vocal soloists must be memorized. Duets and Chamber groups may use the music.

4. Soloists who have appeared on a Junior Philharmonic program one season are not eligible to audition for the solo performance on the same instrument the following season.

5.. Instrumentalists are responsible for only one movement of a sonata or sonatina.

6.. The instrumental and vocal auditionists will prepare 2 pieces of music representing 2 musical periods. See Audition requirements tab for more information.

Click here to fill out the google form . Please submit no later than midnight, January 14, 2023 

Please download the pdf form and  mail with your check for the audition fee payable to The Junior Philharmonic Society of New Orleans to Mrs. Peggy Fransen at 2602 39th St. Kenner, La.70065.

 Any questions, please e mail Peggy Fransen  at [email protected]