The 2019-2020 Handbook is posted on Musician’s Corner. Please download, print, sign and return the Handbook Acknowledgement Form and the School Confirmation Form to your Ensemble Committee by Wednesday, August 28, 2019.
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.
Fox10 was at Music Memory on Tuesday, February 5. Watch their broadcast HERE!
Symphonette Conductor, Dr. Walter Temme is celebrating 30 years with Phoenix Youth Symphony. CLICK HERE for an article about him in the February 2019 edition of Lovin’ Life After 50.
Maestro Castro and 4 Youth Symphony musicians were on AZTV7 with Pat McMahon on January 30. Click here to watch.
PYS’ quarterly newsletter, Grace Notes, are available on the About Us page.
Congratulations to the 2019 Young Musicians Competition Grand Prize Winner, Jessica Zhang (piano), and Otranto Prize Winner, Belle Wang (violin). They performed their concertos, accompanied by The Phoenix Symphony, at the Side-by-Side Concert on Wednesday, February 6th at 6:30 pm at Phoenix Symphony Hall.
Congratulations to all of the Junior and Senior Division Winners of the 59th Annual Young Musicians Competition held on Saturday, January 5th. The list is posted on the Competition page.
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