1 July – 1 August 2018Submission of application form (online)
2 August 2018Closing date for application
6 August 2018Date & time of auditions announcement
18 August 2018External audition 1 for Season 18/19 (strings)
19 August 2018External audition 2 for Season 18/19 (wind, brass, percussion)
25 September 2018Audition results release
14 October 2018Deadline for acceptance
20 October 2018Full payment of membership fees due date

To view 2018 MPYO Audition Candidates Results, please click here.

To view 2018 MPYO Audition candidates list, please click here.

  1. Between the ages of 12 and 28 on the audition year.
  2. Musician with a minimum of Grade 7 ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal School of Music) or auditioned to at least the equivalent standard. **
  3. Continue to take lessons on first choice instrument.
  4. Holder of a Malaysian passport/Identification Card. *Exception to the age requirement may be made at the discretion of the MPYO. **

** Please note that proof of age, citizenship and ABRSM (or equivalent) level achieved may be requested at the MPYO’s discretion. For piano auditions, musicians must have a minimum of Grade 8 ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal School of Music) or auditioned to at least the equivalent standard.


Click here for details on Audition Requirements


Click here for application form


An application fee of RM50 must be included with the application form. You are required to attach a copy of the transaction receipt later on in this online form. This fee is refundable upon attendance at the audition. Shortlisted applicants who fail to attend the audition forfeit this fee.

Payment by bank transfer should be made as per bank details below:
Account Name: Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
Account No.: 8001083985
Bank: CIMB Bank

  • Applications must be received by 1 August 2018.
  • Shortlisted applicants will receive an audition packet consisting of their assigned audition date and time. This will be e-mailed to you.
  • Audition results will announced through website on 10 September 2018.