YOEC is now accepting video auditions
for our 2022-23 season!
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
to receive our Google Classroom code
and information on how to record and submit
your audition for one of our five ensembles!
Founded in 1956 by music teachers and run by parents, Youth Orchestras of Essex County is New Jersey's longest-operating youth orchestra organization. Youth Orchestras of Essex County is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Enriching the lives of young people with high-quality music education in a welcoming and fun social environment.
Youth Orchestras of Essex County offers three orchestral ensembles at the elementary, middle, and high school levels, as well as a jazz and world music ensemble where students learn the art of improvisation.
Youth Orchestras of Essex County is supported by generous grants and services from:
The Essex County Local Arts Program
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Maplewood
Orange Public Schools District
The Henry S. and Agnes M. Truzack Foundation
The Nikhil Badlani Foundation
The Wasserman Foundation
Johnson & Johnson