THE Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra of the Music Office of the Recreation and Culture Branch is recruiting members for the new year. The orchestra was formed in 1978 with the aim of providing trainees of the Music Office with orchestral training. The orchestra gives regular concerts in Hong Kong and also performs overseas. Applicants should be under 25 years of age and have attained grade VII or above in the Royal Schools of Music Examination or equivalent in at least one orchestral musical instrument. The deadline for applications is January 7, 1994. Qualified applicants will be invited to attend an audition on January 23. Application forms are now available at all music centres of the Music Office. Completed forms should be returned to the Hong Kong Music Centre, Ninth Floor, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road. For more information, call 802-0657.