Contact Us

To contact us please email cyo@btconnect.com

If you would like to audition for any of the Commonwealth Orchestras or Commonwealth Choirs please let us know the following information

  • your instrument(s)
  • date of birth
  • nationality

Auditions:

Nationals of any of the 52 countries of the Commonwealth are eligible to apply for the Commonwealth Youth Orchestra & Choir or The Commonwealth Orchestra; entrance is by audition.

  • To apply for the Commonwealth Youth Orchestra & Choir, you need to be between 18 and 25 years old.
  • To apply for The Commonwealth Symphony Orchestra, you will need to be over 22 years old.

 There is no application or audition fee.

Members of the Commonwealth Youth Orchestra & Choir have all their expenses reimbursed in respect of their participation in official performances.

Members of the Commonwealth Symphony Orchestra are paid professional fees in respect of their participation in official performances.

  • Applicants for both The Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and The Commonwealth Symphony Orchestra should have a minimum Grade VIII, or equivalent, on their instrument.
  • Applicants to The Commonwealth Choir should be able to read music notation.
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