Welcome to California Youth Symphony

New Member Auditions for the 2014-2015 Season are closed. 

The mission of the California Youth Symphony is to provide talented young musicians with the finest musical experience, and the opportunity for personal growth through the rehearsal and performance of symphonic music. 

Auditions for CYS are open to students of high school age and younger, as of September of the coming season. Auditions for the 2014-2015 season will be held on April 4, 5, 11 & 12. For more information, please click on the link below. 

Audition for the 2014-2015 Season


Each spring the California Youth Symphony holds its Young Artist Competition at Stanford University to select soloists for the following season. The Competition is open to any young musician age 19 and younger. Congratulations to this year’s winners: Victor Xie, performing the Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2 and Catherine Kim, performing Ernest Bloch's Schelomo. We’re looking forward to some fabulous performances next year. Keep an eye on our calendar for exact concert dates.

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