May 31st, 2024, is the application deadline for the auditions, for the 2024-2027 period of the Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra for the following instruments: piccolo (flute mandatory), trumpet (piccolo trumpet optional), trombone (bass trombone optional), viola.

Applications for admission to the auditions must be submitted by clicking on “Application” below and completing the form.

Applicants must be aged between 18 and 27 at the closing date for application (i.e., their date of birth must be between 1 June 1996 and 31 May 2006)

Applicants must hold either a first-level diploma or an “old-system” diploma in the musical instrument for which they apply, obtained from an Italian State Conservatory or from an equivalent foreign College or Institute.

Auditions will take place in two distinct, non-consecutive steps (preliminary and final live auditions) in Ravenna, approximately in August 2024. Dates and times will be sent by email.

The auditions notice, the application forms, and the orchestral excerpts for each instrument can be downloaded here below