Sun, 09/26/2021 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

The Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Philip Bauman, offers a select group of young musicians a dynamic and educational musical environment, which places a strong emphasis on artistic excellence, personal growth and providing exceptional performance experiences.  This outstanding youth orchestra is comprised of students from Lake, Porter, Newton, Jasper and La Porte counties in Indiana and Cook County in Illinois.  The Youth Orchestra is excited to present several performances this year including two concerts and their own Showcase Fundraiser in March. The Youth Orchestra season is already underway with regular Sunday rehearsals.

The Youth Orchestra is open to highly accomplished musicians between 8th and 12th grades and post-high school students who are currently under the age of 22.  Membership in the Youth Orchestra is by audition only.  The Youth Orchestra announces Fall Auditions for the 2021-2022 Season for all instruments.  Auditions will take place on Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 11:30am – 1:30pm at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster.  For complete information regarding audition requirements, application forms, required music selections, and to schedule an audition, please visit the Youth Orchestra link of the Symphony website at:  Please contact Marilyn Stuckert, Youth Orchestra Manager, at or (219)836-0525 x 201 with additional questions.

Not sure if you want to join the Youth Orchestra? Be a Buddy Sunday takes place on September 19 from 2 - 4:45pm at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts. You will be placed with a current Youth Orchestra member to see what it’s all about. No appointments necessary, just show up!