Thank you for your interest in auditioning for the Children's Orchestra Society. We welcome young musicians (through high school seniors) who wish to commit to our rehearsal and concert schedule.


Entrance auditions are required for all COS programs. All prospective students must complete an application form and pay an application fee to be considered for a program.

Applications can be processed online or downloded then mailed. If applying online, please make sure you have your credit card information available. Your form will not go through unless a payment has been made.

Application Fee

There is an application fee of $50.00. Upon submission of your online application, you should receive an email confirming that your application was submitted. If you don't receive a confirmation, please contact us at but before doing so, please check your junk/spam folder. If sending a paper application, please enclose a check with your form.

Scheduling An Audition Time

You will receive an email with a proposed audition schedule after we receive your application and payment. Please acknowledge receipt of the email and confirm the date and time with us if there is no conlifct or let us know if there is any.

Audition Venues

Your audition will be held in either one of these two places:

COS Business/Administration Office
65-03 180th Street
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365

Long Island High School for the Arts
239 Cold Spring Road
Syosset, NY 11791

Audition Requirements

Excerpts will be emailed to you after your application has been received. Other requirements can be found here.

Apply now

If you are ready to apply, click here for the online application form or download the paper application below.

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