Welcome to the 2019-2020 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.


 GENERAL AUDITIONS: 2020-21 SEASON

Thursdays & Fridays (4 pm – 9 pm): March 26, 27 & April 2 and 3, 2020

Saturdays (all day): March 28 & April 4, 2020

Wednesday (6 pm – 9 pm)(Percussion Ensemble): April 1, 2020

To apply, fill out and submit an online application.

DEADLINE: MARCH 20, 2020

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


SJYS Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Its Spring Concert!
Featuring Winners from Our 2019 Young Artist Competition

Click Here for More Details!


Our Philharmonic Orchestra Toured Montevideo, Uruguay, and Buenos Aires & Rosario, Argentina in June and July!

July 4th Performance at El Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Watch an excerpt from their July 6th Performance at Centro Cultural Kirchner (CCK), Buenos Aires