Welcome to the 2020-2021 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.


Auditions will  proceed virtually. Instructions will be provided with your scheduled date and time.


Thursdays & Fridays (4 pm – 9 pm): April 8, 9, 15 & 16, 2021

Saturdays (all day): April 10 & April 17, 2021

Wednesday (6 pm – 9 pm)(Percussion Ensemble): April 14, 2021

To apply, fill out and submit an online application.


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 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