Ron Carter & The SYJO

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Extended Closing Date for Applications: 14th January 2019


Youth Application 2019


I. Ron Carter & The SYJO – The Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra (SYJO)


April 07 – 12, 2019 in Aarau, Switzerland


For youth musicians between the ages of 16 – 26 years old


Participation Fee: FREE


Attention: Participants are required to have a good command of the English Language!

All communication will be in English!


The Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra (SYJO)
directed by: Christian Jacob

and accompanied by internationally acclaimed artists (TBA) versatile in the Jazz and Swing styles on the following instruments for presenting this repertoire.

Ron Carter – b, Antonio Hart – as, Tony Kadleck – tp, Vincent Garder – tb, Donald Vega – p, Carl Allen – d,


We currently still seek the following instruments.




alto saxophone

tenor saxophone

baritone saxophone





Auditions will be held in Aarau for Swiss applicants and online for international candidates.


Audition Date: 26th January, 2019 in Aarau & Online


Participants will be chosen based on level of musicianship and delight for Jazz and Big Band projects.


Extended closing date: 14th January 2019



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