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
SUPPORT PYS ON ARIZONA GIVES DAY – April 7, 2015
Arizona Gives Day is a powerful 24 hour online giving experience that unites Arizonans around causes they believe in. Your donation will make a
positive impact and help our organization raise important funds to sustain our programs. There will be prizes for different categories, so please consider making a gift. To donate visit: https://azgives.givebig.org/c/GivesDay/a/phoenixyouthsymphony
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
Click here to download a flyer and share it with friends and family!
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!
SPRING SECTIONALS/SEATING AUDITIONS
Arizona School for the Arts
Wednesday, March 4 – Symphonic Winds
Wednesday, April 1 – String Orchestra
Wednesday, April 8 – Symphonette
Percussion Ensemble – 12:30 pm
Chamber Winds – 1:00 pm
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free will offering
Rehearsals on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm at Central High School unless otherwise noted:
March 25 – Rehearsal, 6:30 pm
April 1 – Rehearsal, 6:30 pm
String Orchestra Sectionals and Seating Auditions at ASA
April 8 – Rehearsal, 6:30 pm
Symphonette Sectionals and Seating Auditions at ASA
Chamber Winds’ rehearsal for April 12 concert: 8:40-9:30 pm
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.