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-sixth Annual Young Musicians Competition Grand Prize/Scholarship Auditions will be held on January 9 & 10, 2016 at Mesa Community College. YMC Winners’ Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.
Music Memory is a cultural enrichment program designed to enhance understanding and appreciation of symphonic music.LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW TO SUPPORT PYS
Kimberly Schneider, violin – 3rd place
Lena Han, piano – 1st place
Tiffany Chang, violin – 2nd place
Bobae Johnson, violin – 3rd place
Teresa Yu, violin – 2nd place
Perfect 4th Quartet (Robert Bui, cello)–1st place
KLK Trio (Sung Ho Kim, piano; Chase Lee, violin; Yulee Kim, cello) – 2nd place (tie)
Friday, April 10 at 7pm – Valley Presbyterian Church, Green Valley
Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 pm – SaddleBrooke DesertView Performing Arts Center
Sunday, April 12 at 3pm – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
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!
June 1-5 at Arizona School for the Arts
All auditions are in the afternoons/evenings. Days vary as to what instruments and ensembles audition on which date; they are dependent on the availability of the conductors and adjudicators. Auditions by appointment only.
2015 RETREATS – Prescott
String Orchestra – September 19-20
Symphonic Winds – September 5-6 at Camp Stein
Symphonette – September 18-20 at Sky-Y
Youth Symphony – September 11-13 at Sky Y
Rehearsals on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm at Central High School unless otherwise noted:
August 5: Orientation Meeting
September 2: 1st Rehearsal
October 7: Fall Break
November 11: Veteran’s Day
No Rehearsals for SO, SW or SYM
YS Rehearsal at St. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church
1614 E Monte Vista Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85006
November 25: Thanksgiving Break
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.