The Phoenix Youth Symphony is actively seeking candidates to fill our newly established position of Executive Director. CLICK HERE for more information.
CLICK HERE to watch Arizona Morning Fox 10 News at Music Memory on February 4, 2020.
2020-2021 Auditions: Current PYS musicians: The Phoenix Youth Symphony would like to know your intentions for the 2020-2021 season. This will help us prepare for next season. CLICK HERE to submit your Renewal Intent form online OR click here to download and print an intent form.
Renewal Registration Applications deadline was February 15. Students who want to perform in the SAME ENSEMBLE next season should have submitted the renewal form and pay the $30 non-refundable fee by midnight, February 15. 2020-2021 Audition Applications for new students, and current PYS students who want to audition to move to a new ensemble are available HERE. Students who want to remain in their current ensemble and missed the February 15 must complete an audition application and audition in May with other students being considered for the ensemble.
Congratulations to the 2020 Young Musicians Competition Grand Prize Winner, Ethan Yang (violin), and Otranto Prize Winner, Daniel Walker (flute). They performed their concertos, accompanied by The Phoenix Symphony, at the Side-by-Side Concert on Wednesday, February 5th at 6:30 pm at Phoenix Symphony Hall. Congratulations to all of the 2020 Scholarship Winners: 2020 YMC Scholarship Auditions Final Results.
Congratulations to all of the Junior and Senior Division Winners of the 60th Annual Young Musicians Competition held on Saturday, January 4th. The complete list is posted on the Competition page.
PRACTICE NOTES & REHEARSAL ORDER
Practice information and the weekly rehearsal order are posted on the Musicians Corner page each week.
The 2019-2020 Handbook is posted on Musician’s Corner.
Contact the orchestra manager, Todd Betz, if a student is interested in joining PYS this semester.
Students auditioning for Youth Symphony are required to perform an excerpt as part of the audition. Excerpts are posted here.
MONTHLY FEE PAYMENTS
Forms to make monthly ensemble fee payments are now available on the bottom of each ensemble login page. You can make 5 monthly payments (September-January) once your $200 deposit has been paid and your registration form submitted. You can pay off your balance earlier by manually entering the amount you wish to pay on the form. All balances are due by January 31, 2020. There will be a $25 late fee added to all balances after January 31. Fees are non-refundable after August 21, 2019.
PYS’ quarterly newsletter, Grace Notes, are available on the About Us page.
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