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 2016-2017 will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 (all ensembles) at MCC Performing Arts Center. Auditions for Youth Symphony may also be scheduled on May 14 if we are unable to accommodate all of the auditions on May 21. Information is 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
Congratulations to the following PYS members on their performances at The Arizona Flute Society Competition and Festival:
Alicia Wu -1st place, Junior Division
Seoyoon Kim for 2nd place, Junior Division.
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!
MEET THE CONDUCTORS
Sunday, October 18, 1:00-5:00 pm
More information and RSVP
YS FALL CONCERT
Featuring R. Carlos Nakai
Sunday, November 8
3:00 pm at Tempe Center for the Arts
Tickets will be available on September 30.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for students (18 & under). There is a $3 service fee per ticket when purchased online, and a $1 service fee per ticket when purchased over the phone.
Sunday, November 15
3:00 pm at Desert Vista High School
Tickets will be on sale at rehearsals on November 4 and 11.
$10 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $35 for a pre-sale family pack (up to 8 tickets). The family pack is available ONLY at the November 4 and 11 rehearsals. It will not be on sale on the day of the concert.
Rehearsals on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm at Central High School unless otherwise noted:
October 14: Rehearsal
October 21: Rehearsal
October 28: Rehearsal
November 4: Rehearsal
November 11: Veteran’s Day
Rehearsal YS only- location to be announced
November 25: Thanksgiving Break
December 2: Rehearsal
Click here to submit an absence form. Please read absence policy carefully.
Weekly Newsletter on Musician’s Corner page.