Mission: Chamber Orchestra of New York is a premier ensemble that features a seasoned roster of our city’s most flourishing musicians. The orchestra is internationally distinguished for championing unique repertoire that bridges the classical and modern traditions, including iconic film music, through premieres and world premiere recordings of rediscovered masterworks. Through all-embracing approaches with its distinct programs – from performances to educational outreach – the orchestra aims to cultivate a broader audience across generations for the future of classical music.

To inquire about any openings and auditions, please contact us via email below, Attn: Ms. Santa M. Pecoraro, Orchestra Manager.

No Current Openings

To apply for roster openings, or to be considered for our sub list:

1. Download the Audition Repertoire and Application Form (below)

2. Email the completed application along with your resume and JPEG photograph (high resolution) to

 3. Video(s) that best represent your playing (at least one solo unaccompanied OR solo accompanied with ensemble/orchestra, and 1-2 standard orchestral excerpts). See CONY Audition Repertoire PDF below for ideal repertoire.

Note: Only musicians residing in the New York tri-state area are considered for positions on the roster. Roster musicians are expected to be regularly available for all season Carnegie Hall concerts. 

Applications will be reviewed by the Audition Committee (Music Director, Concertmaster & several Principals) and a short group of selected musicians will be invited to be part of the auditions (which includes an interview either in person or by video meeting) sometime before the start of each new season. Awarded roster positions experience a one year trial. 

For mail inquiries:
Chamber Orchestra of New York 450 Lexington Avenue, #1514
New York, NY 10163