The New Jersey State Youth Orchestra is made up of three orchestras and one ensemble.

Preparatory String Orchestra (PSO)- For beginners grades 2 and above.
Intermediate String Orchestra (ISO)- Intermediate level, grades 5 and above.
Symphonic Youth Orchestra (SYO)- Advanced level, grades 9-12
Chamber Ensemble– Advanced students aged 13 and up, by audition.

See Orchestra page for more details.

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