Students accepted into TŌN must pass both artistic and academic requirements. It is not possible to play in The Orchestra Now without participating in the degree program.

Application deadline DECEMBER 31, 2016.  Auditions MARCH 6–8, 2017.


Admission to The Orchestra Now requires audition and academic review. The elements of the application are:

  1. Basic information
  2. Prescreening excerpts
  3. School transcripts
  4. TOEFL score (when applicable)
  5. 2 recommendations
  6. A short essay
  7. Live audition


The Orchestra Now will accept applications for the following instruments:

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Bass
  • Flute
  • Oboe*
  • Clarinet*
  • Bassoon
  • Horn
  • Trumpet*
  • Trombone*
  • Tuba*
  • Timpani and Percussion
  • Harp
*Openings for these instruments are currently unconfirmed for 2017–18. Completed applications will be considered and applicants informed should an opening occur.