Kodály Zoltán World Youth Orchestra

With the leadership of Tamás Vásáry


Besides a number of individual mastercourses the talented young musicians can take part in an orchestral mastercourse with the leadership of Tamás Vásáry pianist and conductor, honorary citizen of Debrecen, awarded Kossuth Prize and Zoltán Bolyky assistant conductor. Following the rehearsal period the orchestra will perform public concerts. The first concert of the Kodály Zoltán World Youth Orchestra is the closing event of the Young Musicians' Summer Academy, which will be streamed, video recorded and photographed by the University of Debrecen. Rehearsals will start on 12th July, where the program of the concerts will be studied, rehearsed and first performed on 23rd July as the closing concert of the Young Musicians Summer Academy.

The list of orchestra members will be posted on our website and Facebook page until 15th June, 2022.


  • Masquerade Suite by Aram Khachaturian
  • Dances of Marosszék by Zoltán Kodály

  • Symphony No.5, Op.64. by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
    | Download the parts |


We are looking forward to applications for the following instruments:
violin, viola, cello, double-bass, flute/piccolo, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion
Sending demos is not required, but it can be an advantage.

Concerts of the Kodály Zoltán World Youth Orchestra

  • 23rd July, 2022 - Kölcsey Center, Debrecen
    Entry free!

  • 24th July, 2022 - Garden of the Episcopal Palace, Pécs, Hungary
    Ticket: 3.400,- Ft
    Buy tickets at jegymester.hu

  • 25th July, 2022 - Liszt Academy - Grand Hall, Budapest, Hungary
    Ticket: 2.500,- Ft
    Buy tickets at jegy.hu


Age limit: 16 and above.
We look forward to applications of high school students, university and college students and young music teachers.
Deadline for entries: 31st May, 2022.
Notification of acceptance of applications: 15th June, 2022.