Cleveland Pops Youth Orchestra Fall Auditions

Applications to join the youth orchestra are now being accepted! 

The renowned Cleveland Pops Orchestra, in collaboration with The Music Settlement, has established The Cleveland Pops Youth Orchestra to nurture and train young musicians to reach their full potential while promoting critical thinking, self-confidence, and leadership skills through music.

  • Perform two different programs, plus side by side with the renowned Cleveland Pops Orchestra at their holiday concert! 
  • Season two begins this fall! The Cleveland Pops Youth Orchestra rehearses on Mondays from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at The Music Settlement, starting on Monday, September 30.
  • Auditions consist of a solo piece of the applicant’s choice. Auditions may be performed either in person or electronically (via video submission).

Audition Information:

April 2019: To Apply Click Here!

Auditions for fall semester are being offered in person at The Music Settlement on Monday, April 29th from 4-6pm and Monday, May 20th from 4-7pm. You may also make a submission electronically (through video submission). Special visits to high schools may occur if these options are not feasible.

Video submissions can be uploaded below through Google Drive or emailed to (Dropbox and Google Drive links will also be accepted)

Students are encouraged to audition before June, but August and September auditions will be held to fill remaining openings.

All submissions are to be done through the link above. P