Greater New Haven Youth Ensembles

Announcing Early Decision Auditions for the Greater New Haven Youth Ensembles!


This year we have two ways to audition for the Youth and Concert Orchestras!

Live auditions will be held on Sunday, June 9.
Live audition applications due by Tuesday, June 4 at 5 pm.

Online auditions are due by Sunday, June 22 at 5 pm.

A second round of online auditions will open up in August.

Apply today and find out by July 1st.

About the Greater New Haven Youth Ensembles

Greater New Haven Concert Orchestra
Tina Lee Hadari, conductor

Greater New Haven Youth Orchestra
Netta Hadari, conductor


The Greater New Haven Youth Ensembles (GNHYE) cultivate young musicians’ love for music through exceptional ensemble training and performance opportunities while providing an opportunity to collaborate with some of the most dedicated musicians in the state of Connecticut.

Committed to equity, inclusion, and community, the ensembles focus on collaborative music-making at the highest level through a wide range of demanding orchestral repertoire that includes works by underrepresented composers.

Concert Orchestra rehearses on Saturdays from 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Youth Orchestra rehearses on Saturdays from 3 - 5:30 p.m.

Rehearsals for both ensembles begin Saturday, September 14, 2024.

Tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year is $864.

Financial aid is available for families demonstrating need. Please visit our financial aid page to learn more about the application process.

Programs include:

GNHYE remains committed to educating and empowering every student so that they achieve their fullest potential, both on and off the stage. Many of our ensemble alums are admitted to the most competitive colleges, universities, and conservatories and go on to highly successful musical and non-musical careers.

Please contact Patty Boczer to learn more about the Greater New Haven Youth Ensembles.