Expanding Horizons for Youth through Music. Phoenix Youth Symphony provides young people in pursuit of excellence and connect the unconnected through educational, experiential and creative music performance.
Auditions for 2015-2016 will be held June 1-5, 2015 at Arizona School for the Arts. Information and applications are available here.Learn More
Conducted by professional musicians, PYS’s 6 Ensembles offer outstanding learning and performance opportunities.
The Fifty-fifth Annual Young Musicians Competition Grand Prize/Scholarship Auditions was held on January 3 & 4, 2015 at Mesa Community College. YMC Winners’ Luncheon was held on Tuesday, February 17, 2015.
Music Memory is a cultural enrichment program designed to enhance understanding and appreciation of symphonic music.LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW TO SUPPORT PYS
Congratulations to all of the 2015 Young Musicians’ Competition Scholarship Winners. Congratulations to Kathleen Wu (flute) – Grand Prize Winner and Brigit Fitzgerald (bassoon) – Otranto Prize Winner. They will be performing their concertos with The Phoenix Symphony at the Side-by-Side Concert on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at Phoenix Symphony Hall. CLICK HERE for the complete list of winners
Congrats to the Deer Valley High School Marching Band – 2014 Division II ABODA State Marching Champions!
1st place – Belle Wang
2nd place – Mitchel Wang
3rd place – Alicia Wu
Honorable Mention – Isabella Biggs
1st place – Bobae Johnson
2nd place – Teresa Yu
Honorable mention – Chase Lee, Ann Chang
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June 9-18, 2014
Musicians from Youth Symphony, Symphonette and Symphonic Winds toured and performed in East Germany. Click Here to see pictures from the trip!
Thank you Mel Huff for photographing the season!
Sunday, March 8, 2015; 3:00 pm
Phoenix Symphony Hall
Phoenix Youth Symphony performs side-by-side with The Phoenix Symphony. The concert also features the 55th Annual Young Musicians’ Competition Grand Prize and Clotilde Otranto Prize Winners performing their concertos accompanied by The Phoenix Symphony.
Tickets are free and can be obtained online, at rehearsals or at the door. Click here for more information.
Rehearsals on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm at Central High School unless otherwise noted:
March 4- Rehearsal, 6:30 pm
Saturday, March 7 – YS Rehearsal with TPS at Phoenix Symphony Hall, 10:00 am-12:30 pm
March 11 – Rehearsal, 6:30 pm
March 18 – SPRING BREAK, N0 Rehearsal!
Log in to Percussion page for percussion schedule
Click here to submit an absence form. Please read absence policy carefully.
Weekly Newsletter on Musician’s Corner page.