To apply to this program, applicants must be eligible for the SOCAN Foundation Young Composer Awards and must qualify to apply to the Large Ensemble Category.

Within the works submitted to the Large Ensemble Category, up to three (3) orchestral compositions (without soloist(s) and/or choir) will be selected to participate in the SOCAN Foundation/National Youth Orchestra of Canada Emerging Composers’ Mentorship Program. The composers of the selected works will be invited to attend a NYOC rehearsal reading of their orchestral composition. The selected composers could be eligible to apply for the Travel Assistance Program to attend the reading session.



Orchestral Reading / Mentorship


Apply to be considered for a program by submitting our online form.