2024 – 2025 Season 

Welcome and thank you for your interest in joining the Richmond Delta Youth Orchestra’s 53rd Season!




53rd Season of Exceptional Orchestral Training

Are you new to RDYO? 

New players are required to audition before joining RDYO. There is a non-refundable fee of $30 for each application. 

Next round of audition

Date: 7th September, 2024 

Time: Your audition time will be emailed to you on the 31st August, 2024 after you have applied.

Location: St Anne’s Church, 4071 Francis Rd, Richmond, BC V7C 1J8

Apply now!

Updated: There is no online audition for 24-25 season except under special circumstance agreed upon by the Operation Director and the Music Director. Please contact the Orchestra Coordinator at loren@rdyo.ca


Are you returning RDYO?

You do not need to audition. We will be introducing a cap on the number of registrations to ensure individual attention. Secure your place in the orchestra by registering before June 29, 2024 23:59 PST

We cannot guarantee a space if you register after this date. So don’t wait, register early!

Register now!


EARLY BIRD: Enjoy the early bird discount by applying before June 29, 2024 23:59 PST

SECOND CHILD DISCOUNT: You can obtain this arrangement by emailing loren@rdyo.ca your children’s name and division. 


Creativity. Community. Courage

Which division is suitable for me?

All of RDYO’s divisions are led by some of the best conductors and educators in British Columbia. Our program is carefully curated to include a balanced mix of musical and social activities through weekly rehearsals, music camp, workshop, concerts, competition and special events. You will be placed in the most suitable division upon a successful audition

Junior Strings

String players at RCM Level 3-5

Saturdays 12:30pm-1:45pm



Early bird $705


Junior Winds

Wind players with 1-2 years of experience

Saturdays 12:35pm – 2:00pm



Early bird $762


Intermediate Strings

String players at RCM Level 4-7

Saturdays 9:00am-10:30 am


Early bird $814



Senior Winds

Advanced wind players with more than 3 years of experience

Saturdays 12:35pm – 2:00pm


Early bird $814



Senior Strings

Advanced string players at RCM Level 6-9

Saturdays 10:45am- 12:20pm


Early bird $837




Most advanced Senior players

Saturdays 9:30am-11:45am


Early bird $865




Advanced string players in a chamber music setting

Saturdays various time


Early bird $259


Chamber is intended for Senior Strings and Symphony members. There is no separate audition for this group. Please indicate on audition form if you would like to be considered for Chamber. 

Contact Us

Get in touch if you have any questions about auditioning or registration to our programs. We always love to hear from our perspective players and their families.

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Over the past seven years I have been able to grow as a musician along with a community of talented and like-minded individuals. I have learned so much throughout my time in RDYO, and I am so grateful to all of the staff for sharing their valuable knowledge and time with us.”

Lily M.