National Youth Recorder Orchestras Great Britain


Auditions for the 2015 Summer Course will be held at our Recorder Days around the country and at the Easter course.

To book an audition, simply tick the required box on the Recorder Day application form.

Some late auditions may be available by arrangement.

Audition Requirements

2 contrasting pieces of your own choice, to be played unaccompanied, one on treble, one on any recorder (this can be treble again), total duration about 6 minutes.

Sight-reading test.

Set studies (normally posted to you 1 month before the auditions) written especially for each round of auditions.

NYRO studies are on treble and bass recorders.

NYTRO players have the choice of two out of descant, treble and bass studies.

Bass recorders will be available to borrow at the audition venue.

A warm-up room will be available. 

Entry to the Easter Course is by examination result and/or teacher assessment; no audition is required.