Audition Dates for Massachusetts Youth Ensembles

Below is a list of important youth orchestras, bands, and ensembles and their audition dates in the Greater Boston Area. All of these groups have auditions for flutists each year.

Boston-Area Large Ensembles for Young Musicians

MMEA Northeastern District
Northeastern District includes the towns and cities, please click on this link
Senior Festival Auditions
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Sunday, November 18, 2018 (snow day)
Junior Festival Auditions
Saturday, February 2, 2019
​Saturday, February 9, 2019 (snow date)

MMEA Eastern District
Eastern District includes the towns and cities, please click on this link
Senior Festival Audition
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Junior Festival Audition
Saturday, January, 12, 2019
Sunday, January 13, 2019 snow date

MMEA Central District
Central District includes the towns, cities, and school, please click on this link
Senior Festival Audition
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Junior Festival Audition
Saturday, February 2, 2019
​Saturday, February 9, 2019 (snow date)

MMEA Southeastern District
Southeastern District includes towns and cities, please click on this link
Senior Festival Audition
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Junior Festival Audition
Saturday, December 1, 2018

MMEA Wester District
Western District includes towns and cities, please click on this link
Senior Festival Audition
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Junior Festival Audition
Saturday, December 1, 2018

MMEA All State Festival Audition
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Sunday, January 27, 2019 (snow date)
2018 All State Audition List

Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)
Apply and Audition 
2019 Repertoire Requirement
Sunday, January 27, 2019 – Admissions Application Due

Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra (BYSO)
Friday, MARCH 1, 2019 – Online Audition Registration Opens
Saturday, MAY 11 – Tuesday, MAY 28, 2019 – Audition Period
2019 Audition Standards
Orchestral Excerpts will be released the week of March 18, 2019

NEC Preparatory School – Orchestra and Wind Ensemble
2019 Spring Audition Dates
Audition Repertoire Requirements
Senior Orchestra Excerpts

Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras
SATURDAY, June 8, 2019 – Auditions for 2019-2020 Season
Audition Requirements