15 March - 15 AprilSubmission of application form
15 April 2017Closing date for application
20 April 2017Date & time of auditions announcement
6 May 2017External audition 1 for Season 17/18 (strings)
7 May 2017External audition 2 for Season 17/18 (wind, brass, percussion)
4 June 2017Internal audition for Season 17/18
23 June 2017Audition results release
2 July 2017Deadline for acceptance
16 July 2017Full payment of membership fees due date
  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.

To view 2017 MPYO Audition candidates list, please click here.

To view 2017 MPYO Audition candidates result, please click here.


Click here for details on Audition Requirements


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 15 April 2017.
  • Shortlisted applicants will receive an audition packet consisting of their assigned audition date and time. This will be e-mailed to you on 20 April 2017.
  • Audition results will announced through website on 19 June 2017.

Application for MPYO Audition is now closed.