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Here are the venue details for the October 2015 auditions:

Friday 9th October: City of Belfast School of Music, Fortwilliam Park, Belfast, BT15 4AR

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th October: Templeogue College, Templeville Road, Dublin 6W (ALL INSTRUMENTS EXCEPT HARP & PERCUSSION)

Saturday 10th October: Dublin Institute of Technology, Chatham Row (**HARP & PERCUSSION CANDIDATES ONLY**)

Saturday 17th October: CIT Cork School of Music, Union Quay, Cork.

Sunday 18th October: Galway Technical Institute, Father Griffin Road, Claddagh, Galway.

Every year, the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland invites talented young players to apply for a life-changing experience. Applications for 2015 auditions are now closed but if you have already applied, please prepare the excerpts which are available at the link above. Candidates have been sent audition times via email. If you have not received this email, please contact us at

From 1st August 2016, we will be accepting applications from musicians wishing to audition for the 2016/17 season.