The New Jersey State Youth Orchestra is made up of three orchestras and two ensembles.

Preparatory String Orchestra (PSO)-beginners grades 2 and above.
Concert Youth Orchestra (CYO)- Intermediate level grades 5 and above.
Symphonic Youth Orchestra (SYO)- Advanced level grades 9-12 (formerly known as the Senior Youth Orchestra)
Chamber Ensemble– Advanced students by audition.
Wind Ensemble– Advanced students by audition.

See Orchestra page for more details.

All students wishing to join the NJSYO must audition.
Auditions are held twice a year in June and September.
See Audition Information page for details.