20 August – 15 October 2019Submission of application form (online)
16 October 2019Closing date for application
22 October 2019Date & time of auditions announcement
16 November 2019External audition 1 for Season 19/20 (strings)
17 November 2019External audition 2 for Season 19/20 (wind, brass, percussion)
22 November 2019Audition results release
29 November 2019Deadline for acceptance
8 December 2019Full payment of membership fees due date

Click for details on Audition Requirements.


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

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

  • Between the ages of 12 and 28 on the audition year.
  • Musician with a minimum of Grade 7 ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal School of Music) or auditioned to at least the equivalent standard. **
  • Continue to take lessons on first choice instrument.
  • Holder of a Malaysian passport/Identification Card. *Exception to the age requirement may be made at the discretion of the MPYO. **
  • There will be no Piano audition for Season 19/20

** Please note that proof of age, citizenship and ABRSM (or equivalent) level achieved may be requested at the MPYO’s discretion.


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 16 October 2019.
  • 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 22 November 2019.