"The SJYS is among the most accomplished youth orchestras I have heard!"
Martin Adams, Irish Times
Join Us At The Annual Season of Hope Concert
Wednesday, December 18, 7:30 PM
The Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, San Jose!
FREE COMMUNITY CONCERT
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Welcome to the 2013-2014 Season!
Our concerts this season will feature outstanding music, including music by Wagner, Grieg, Rimsky-Korsakov, Chadwick, and Borodin, by the Philharmonic Orchestra, performing at the historic California Theatre in downtown San Jose, as featured in our Season Brochure.
In addition, we are extremely excited to announce the world premiere of Concerto for 10 Winds & Orchestra, composed by John Felder, retired Music Director of Lynbrook High School, San Jose. The work will feature as soloists, music educators from high schools all around the greater San Jose area.
Our Philharmonic, Chamber and Concert Orchestras will also feature outstanding member soloists, all winners of the SJYS Young Artist Competition, the SJYS Concerto Competition and the SJYS Solo Competition. Congratulations to all of these fine young musicians!
We are looking forward to a very exciting season! And we'll see you at our concerts!
The Members Only page includes important information about our season. Please log-in and review the page carefully.
Auditions For The Current Season
Student musicians interested in auditioning for our 2013 - 2014 Season may visit Auditions for more information and apply online. Applications will be processed and auditions will be scheduled as they are received.
For winds and brass musicians, please note that you are welcome to join SJYS during the second set, starting in January, 2014, after the end of Marching Band season.
We Are Now Accepting 2014 Competition Applications!
It is never too soon to start thinking about the upcoming Competitions! The Young Artist Competition (Philharmonic Orchestra), the Concerto Competition (Chamber Orchestra) and the Solo Competition (Concert Orchestra) will be held in March and April, 2014. These competitions are kindly sponsored by The San Jose Symphony Foundation. For detailed information and applicable deadlines for filing, please visit our SJYS Competition page.