We think that you'll agree with us that music is not only vital to youth's academic success, but it also teaches leadership skills, appreciation for the arts, teamwork skills, and mutual respect. With your support we will continue to provide these growth opportunities for youth all over the region.
Overture Strings. "I just want to say that it was an honor for my daughter to be part of the strings. She learned a lot and now knows what she wants when she goes to college. I hope this program continues. With all my heart thank you so much." “Semantiene ocupado y no mira tanta television y video os juegos.” (He keeps himself busy and doesn't watch so much television and video games.)
It sounds cliché to say that the experiences of our youth stay with us throughout adulthood. What sort of difference does music education make in the life of a child? What difference does it make what a teacher might say to a student? What lessons could possibly be learned from a performing arts education? Turns out, A LOT.

SYS News

Vets Day Concert a success!

Thanks to all who performed, volunteered , donated and listened to another fantastic Veterans Day concert by the Premier Orchestra and Maestro Michael Neumann. Thanks for being a part of Sacramento Youth Symphony Family..
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Fall Academy Concert – Location and Time Change

For logistical purposes, we have had to make a change to our first regular season concert. The November 2 Academy concert will now be held at Rosemont High School (not at Hiram Johnson), and the concerts will be at 1pm (Prelude, Vivace, and Classic) and 4pm (Symphonic Winds and Academic Strings)..
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Symphony of 1000 this Sunday.

Mr. Neumann's dreams have come true. We'll see all of you at the Symphony of 1000 this Sunday at Memorial auditorium. Join 999 other musicians for this fantastic unique event. Check with your conductor for your rehearsal time..
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Rehearsals Begin August 26/28!

Our season is gearing up with rehearsals beginning August 26 & 28.  Our students have been preparing for their Seating Auditions and getting ready to start a great musical season with SYS. Students should be prepared to arrive early for rehearsal to allow for check-in and finding your seat.  Please remember to bring your scan card.
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Message from Our Artistic Director

Welcome to the incredible world of the Sacramento Youth Symphony! As Artistic Director of this wonderful musical organization, I would like to invite you to learn more about our numerous programs, orchestras, and ensembles. The Sacramento Youth Symphony has a long tradition of music-making at a very high level. For more than half a century, the.
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2014-2015 Season Begins

Welcome all musicians New and Returning to the 2014-2015 Season of the Sacramento Youth Symphony. Watch for the Friday update in your Email today. Please join us for the parent meeting on 8 19 at Rosemont. Rehearsals begin 8/26 and 28. Volunteer jobs are posted. See you soon..
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Premier Orchestra Tour June 2015

We have recently announced that our Premier Orchestra tour for this season will be to Costa Rica.  We are very excited for this opportunity for our musicians.  Tour deposits are due by no later than July 15th.  Please register for the tour and make your deposit directly to the tour company at:  www.encoretours.com.
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Open Auditions

Thank you to all of the talented young musicians who auditioned as part of our Open Auditions.  We will be scoring your auditions and placing qualified musicians in to their orchestras and ensembles.  Audition results will be mailed out mid-June (June 18-20)..
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