Welcome to Northern Valley Youth Orchestras!

NEW! Schedule audition times online

Fall auditions for Symphony and Philharmonic 2015-16 will be held Sept 13th and 14th at UND. Rehearsals begin September 21.  Find answers to your audition questions, Symphony excerpts, and more… here: Audition Information

Registration is now open for Allegro with no audition required: Allegro

IMPORTANT NOTE: The final orchestral placement of each student  is at the discretion of the conductors.

NVYO’s 5th season begins soon! Scheduled performances include:

Nov 21, 3 pm  Orchestra concert at Grand Forks Central High School

Nov 30, 7 pm Crescendo concert, North Dakota Museum of Art

March 12, 3 pm Orchestra concert at Empire Arts Center

April 10th – Music in Bloom Garden Party Fundraiser at All Seasons

Completed concerts:

Aug 14, 1 pm Dal Segno camp concert at UND Hughes Fine Arts recital hall


NVYO 2014-15 Season Video Overview




The Northern Valley Youth Orchestras program offers young musicians the opportunity to stretch and challenge themselves in a supportive setting.

Dynamic and accomplished conductors, knowledgeable section coaches, and demanding but exciting music make for a stimulating, educational experience. The orchestras and chamber music ensembles of NVYO present varied concerts of great music both old and new.

NVYO is a 501 c 3 non-profit; all donations are deductible to the full extent allowed by law. You can help NVYO and easily earn a deduction in just minutes by using our online  “donate” button, at the top of the page. Thank you for your support!

Members, sign up here to volunteer: Sign Up Now!





Upcoming Events

Sept 13 & 14
Auditions, UND Hughes.
Schedule audition here

Sept 21
First rehearsals 6:30 pm
Registration night/parent meeting Wesley 6:45 pm