San Jose Youth Symphony

5671 Santa Teresa Boulevard, Suite 210
San Jose, CA 95123 (map)
Phone: (408) 225-2334

Email: for most general questions.

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday
9 AM – 4 PM

Administrative Staff

Shoko Michael (
Executive Director

Yuet Doris Wong (
Office Manager

Louise Savoie (
Accounts Manager

Silvio Rocha (
Music Librarian

Hana Michael (
Administrative Assistant

Victor Ruiz (
Operations Manager

Artistic Staff

Yair Samet (
Music Director & Conductor, Chamber and Philharmonic Orchestras

Christy Crews (
Conductor, Concert Orchestra

Sarah Benton (
Conductor, Avancé and Avant Flute Choirs

Eric Bolvin (
Conductor, Jazz Ensemble

Charles Ancheta (
Conductor, Concert Winds and Saxophone Ensembles

Shota Otaguro (
Conductor, Percussion Ensemble (Blue & Yellow Groups)

Kristal Schwartz (
Conductor, Harp Ensemble

Virginia Smedberg (
Conductor, Intermezzo String Ensemble (Blue & Yellow Groups)

Christina Wong (
Conductor, Prelude String Ensemble (Blue & Yellow Groups)