CYS is known for providing the finest musical training to the Bay Area’s top young musicians. Over the years we have grown from a single orchestra to include an Associate Orchestra, as well as two string ensembles and three wind ensembles. We now have over 400 young musicians, representing nearly 100 Bay Area schools participating in our program each year. Our international tours for young people have earned rave reviews from critics and audiences alike. In addition to providing an invaluable musical and educational experience for these students, we offer first-rate concerts for the community at little or no cost.

If you have a passion for arts administration, consider adding your talent and knowledge to our dedicated staff! View the open positions and learn about the hiring process.

Employment Opportunities


Hiring Process

If you see a role that you are interested in, submit your application today, do not delay! We encourage all candidates to submit their application, including their resume, cover letter, and other applicable materials, to highlight their experiences, skills, and achievements.

Our committee will review submitted applications for our open position. If the committee believes you are a potential match, someone will reach out directly to you to schedule a call to learn more about your skills and experience. This opportunity allows us to learn more about you, as well as help you learn more about our open position.

Please note, we value your application; however, due to the volume of applications received, we may not always be able to make personal contact with every applicant.

The process typically includes: a phone interview and may include a committee meeting interview, as well as team interviews with staff who work closely with the position.

Once you’ve been identified as our final candidate, our committee will extend our offer of employment, walk you through those details, and the next steps. As you join our team, we will begin your onboarding, identifying resources, and establishing a plan to set you up for success as a valued team member!

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