Interested in being part of the Nova Scotia Youth Wind Ensemble? We’d love to add you to our roster of talented young musicians!

NSYWE is an auditioned ensemble, with members drawn mostly from the province’s high schools and universities. Students in Grades 7-9 are encouraged to audition for the Nova Scotia Junior Wind Ensemble. However, advanced Grade 9 students you may apply to NSYWE for a greater musical challenge. If you are uncertain which ensemble is the best fit for your skill level, please contact us at


NSYWE auditions are held every spring. You may audition in-person or submit a prerecorded audition. Learn more »

Membership Fee

A $300.00 yearly membership fee is required from successful applicants. Learn more »