Welcome to the 2015-2016 Season!

The San Jose Youth Symphony gives young people a foundation for life through orchestral music. We create programs that assure young musicians achieve technical proficiency, musical knowledge and an emotional connection to music. We strive to make each performance for the community uplifting, spirited and exciting.


 We are holding General Auditions for the 2016-17 Season!

Thursdays & Fridays (4 pm – 9 pm): April 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2016

Saturdays (all day): April 9 & 16, 2016

Wednesday (6 pm – 9 pm)(Percussion Ensemble): April 20, 2016

APPLY NOW!

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: MARCH 31, 2016

We will schedule on a first-come, first-served basis, and will do our best to accommodate your date preferences you list in the application. 
All levels of school-age children are welcome! 
Marching Band musicians are welcome to apply for an audition now, and then join after marching band season ends

Our 2015 Tour to Spain & Portugal!

 

valencia
Our Philharmonic Orchestra went to  Spain and Portugal in June!

 

 

 

madrid-city-breaksWe performed in Madrid

 

 

 

 

 

The Palau de la Musica in Valencia

 

 

 

 

 

Granada FestivalThe International Music Festival in Granada

 

 

 

 

 

Portugal15Puerto Santa Maria and Lisbon!

 

 

 

 

Five concert performances spanning a magnificent two-week tour in June and July!


 

The 2015 Young Artist, Concerto & Solo Competitions

We are delighted to announce the winners of all three of our Orchestras’ Competitions, held in April, 2015, at the Los Gatos United Methodist Church. Please go to this page for all the details!