Applications remain open for the VSOI’s Young Musicians Program. Intermediate and advanced high school instrumentalists, ages 14-18, are invited to apply.

Applications remain open for Viola, Cello, and Bassoon applicants for the Professional Training Program. Advanced, pre-professional musicians, ages 15-28, are welcome to apply.

Applications for the Chamber Music Intensive are now closed.


How To Apply

  1.   Complete the online application 
  2.   Pay your application fee 
  3.   Submit video audition and application materials (see “Audition Requirements and Instructions” below)
  4.   Accepted students will be placed in either the Professional Training Program or Young Musicians Program.
  5.   Students local to Vancouver may also apply for the Chamber Music Intensive. No additional audition is required. Please indicate your interest on the application form.
  6.   Applicants will be notified of acceptance and program placement approximately 2 weeks following the due date.

Audition Requirements and Instructions: click here



  • Application: $25 CAD
  • Professional Training Program or Young Musicians Program: $350 CAD
  • Chamber Music Intensive: $350 CAD
  • Optional private lessons are available for an additional fee
  • Limited scholarships and bursaries are available for the VSOI. Download Scholarship and Bursary form here

Forms must be emailed to by May 1.