You must fill out a 2018 YPP/JSP Audition Form and register for an audition time if you are:

1.) A New Student
2.) In JSP and would like to join YPP (for those entering 9th grade only)
3.) In YPP and would like to be considered for a principal or section leader seat
3.) Interested in the Chamber Player program
4.) Interested in joining the YPP Wind Symphony (fill out a WS Audition Form)

Returning students who are not in the above categories are not required to re-audition.  However, you must fill out and return a Returning Student Registration Form

YPP Audition times
Tues. May 8th,  3pm – 5:45pm
Wed. May 9th,  4pm – 8pm
Thurs. May 10th, 4pm – 8pm
YPP Audition Requirements

JSP Audition times
Fri. April 27th,  4pm – 8pm
Mon. April 30th, 4pm – 8pm
Tues. May 1st, 3pm – 6pm
JSP Audition Requirements

All students interested in the YPP Wind Symphony must fill out a WS Audition Form and register for a time to audition.  For the first year of the program, we will have open enrollment for students who have had at least 2 years of continuous instruction on their instrument and participate full time in their school instrumental program.

YPP Wind Symphony Audition times
Tues. May 8th, 3pm – 8pm
Thurs. May 10th, 3pm – 8pm

All auditions will be held at:
First Presbyterian Church
2344 Center street
Bethlehem, PA 18017


Annual tuition for YPP, JSP and the Wind Symphony is $525 per student and $335 for each additional sibling. Financial assistance is available.

For more information, call the office at 610-868-9888.

You can also email the office via the link on the contact page.


For more information about the YPP, contact:
Amy Chryst, YPP Manager

For more information about the JSP, contact:
Brianna Bortz, JSP Manager

For more information about the Wind Symphony, contact:
Nancy Beitler, Wind Symphony Director

Young People’s Philharmonic of the Lehigh Valley office:

PO Box 1614
Bethlehem, PA 18016-1614

Phone: 610-868-9888