Fall audition signup and materials now online!  Check below for details.

Welcome to Northern Valley Youth Orchestras!
NVYO: inspiring musicians, engaging communities.

Click here for AUDITION INFORMATION and excerpts (please note all auditions require a prepared scale and solo. Symphony also requires some excerpts, found via the information link.) Fall auditions will be September 11th & 12th at UND Hughes; sign-up link below. Email info@novyo.org for more information! 

Click Here For Audition Signups

Interested in Allegro string orchestra? Allegro does not require an audition; registration info and more details: click here.

2016-17 concerts scheduled:

Nov. 19th, 3 pm – all orchestras

Nov. 28, 7 pm, Crescendo only.

March 11, Symphony only (@ Concordia)

March 12, 3 pm – all orchestras

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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!

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Upcoming Events

Aug 27th 8-10 am~ Pancake Breakfast fundraiser at Ground Round

Sept 11 & 12 – auditions at UND

Sept 18 & 19 – first rehearsals!