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[Recruiting] New Members for the FY2024 Setagaya Junior Orchestra

[Recruiting] New Members for the FY2024 Setagaya Junior Orchestra Applications have closed

Deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2024

We are recruiting new members for FY2024!
New discoveries made through music and musical instruments await those who join.
We look forward to receiving your applications♪


– Ability to greet and answer people properly.
– Ability to cooperate within the group.
– Ability to read music.
– Ability to take part in rehearsals (except when there are school events) and practice by oneself as much as possible.
– Ability to take the initiative to engage in activities with the orchestra, and work with other members.


Applicants must live or commute to school in Setagaya City and be 3rd-year high school students or below (as of April 2024).

*Inexperienced individuals shall join group rehearsals after taking part in several individual lessons.


String instruments: Violin & viola, cello, contrabass
Woodwind instruments: Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon
Brass instruments: Horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba

How to Apply

1. Document screening
2. Audition (planned for late February to early March)


Must arrive by Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Enter the necessary information in the application form available via the link below, and send it through the post.

*Only applications sent through the post will be accepted.

Application Information Leaflet (PDF)

Refer to “Application Information” (PDF file) for more details on applications and the application form.

*Holding of Hands-on Workshop*

Musical instrument workshops will be held according to the schedule below.
Those contemplating joining the orchestra and trying a new musical instrument, but are apprehensive about it, because they have never even touched the instrument are most welcome!
Monday (holiday), January 8, 2024: Brass instrument section (horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba)
Sunday, January 14, 2024: String instrument section (violin, viola, cello, contrabass)
Sunday, January 21, 2024: Woodwind instrument section (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon)

Click here for more details ▼SJO Hands-on Workshop


Person in charge of the Junior Orchestra, Music Project Department, Setagaya Arts Foundation
Phone: 03-5432-1535 (10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. on weekdays)*Closed between December 29 and January 3, 2024