RENEWAL AUDITIONS for the 2018-2019 Season: Current Youth Symphony members who want to remain in Youth Symphony for the 2018-2019 Season must have completed an Audition Renewal application and paid a non-refundable $30 audition fee by midnight, December 13, 2017 (no exceptions). Students who missed the deadline will be required to audition during the May auditions with all new students also wanting to be considered for Youth Symphony. The May audition application will be available in January.
Current String Orchestra, Symphonic Winds and Symphonette members can also submit an Audition Renewal application to remain in their current ensemble. These ensembles’ applications will be available on the ensemble login page on January 1. The deadline for SO, SW and SYM renewal applications and $30 non-refundable audition fee is March 7. Auditions to remain in your current ensemble will be conducted by your conductor in March or April.
The 58th Annual PYS Young Musicians Competition will be held January 6, 2018 . Go to YMC Competition Rules for information and to submit an application. The Scholarship Auditions for the Senior Division will be held on January 7. A contrasting piece is no longer required for the scholarship auditions. Visit YMC Scholarship Rules for details and requirements. Applications submitted after November 1 require a $25 late fee. No applications will be accepted after November 8, 2017.
Congratulations to 2017 Young Musicians Competition Grand Prize Winner Belle Wang (violin) and Otranto Prize Winner Bobae Johnson (violin). They will be performing their concertos, accompanied by The Phoenix Symphony, at the Side-by-Side Concert on Sunday, March 26 at 3:00 pm at Phoenix Symphony Hall. Congratulations to all of the Junior and Senior Division winners of the 57th Annual Young Musicians Competition held on Saturday, January 7 & 8. The list of Division Winners and the Scholarship Audition results are posted on the Competition page.
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2014 Germany Tour
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!