There are three exciting ways to join NYJO: the Flagship Jazz Orchestra, the NYJO Jazz Exchange and NYJO Academy.
1. Flagship Jazz Orchestra
Join NYJO’s Flagship Jazz Orchestra. Suitable for emerging professional jazz musicians who would like to follow a traditional professional music route, up to the age of 25. Applications for 2020 are now open.
2. NYJO Jazz Exchange
The NYJO Jazz Exchange kick-starts ten musicians’ professional careers. The NYJO Jazz Exchange is suitable for inquisitive and unconventional young professional musicians between the ages of 18 and 25.
Over two years, these individuals will be guided by world-class mentorship, regular rehearsals, paid performances and wider professional development opportunities. Applications for 2020 are now open.
3. NYJO Academy
The NYJO Academy offers weekly London-based access to jazz ensembles for musicians of varying levels and abilities between the ages of 12 and 21. Ensembles rehearse every Saturday at our base in Morpeth Secondary School. Applications for our NYJO Academy ensembles are usually open in the summer, with auditions held at the beginning of each autumn term.