Mission

Utah Youth Orchestras
& Ensembles (UYOE)

Since 1986 Music Director and Conductor Barbara Scowcroft's vision has been to educate and inspire young musicians through exceptional ensemble training and performance opportunities in classical music.

As Utah's first youth symphony, founded in 1957, Utah Youth Orchestras and Ensembles have nurtured thousands of talented musicians ages 12-21 with coaching and development by the area's finest professional conductors and musicians.

Updates

 

ANNA MEREDITH WEEKEND!

fEBRUARY 5-8

 *Location-160 University Avenue (This is the LDS church across the street from Gardner Hall.)

 *Friday-Feb. 5 @ 4:00-7:00 PM

*Saturday-Feb. 6 @ 9:00 AM-noon

*Sunday-Feb. 7 @ 4:00-7:00 PM

*Monday-Feb. 8 @ 4:00-7:00 PM

 

No rehearsal for UYJSO this weekend!

Saturday-february 6

No rehearsal for Junior Youth. Rehearsals resume February 13.

 

YOUNG COMPOSERS PROJECT WORKSHOP

SATURDAY-February 6 @ 1:00-3:00 PM-PLEASE BRING YOUR INSTRUMENT IF APPLICABLE!

2nd in a series of 4 workshops for those who have composed or want to compose.

RSVP to uyoe@uyoe.org if you would like to attend and didn't attend the 1st workshop.

Grades 4-12

1:00-3:00 PM

FREE

Location: 160 University Ave. This is the LDS church across the street from the building where we met last time. Look for the colorful mural, and walk down the sidewalk that borders the mural.

Click here to follow the project on Tumblr!

 

WELCOME TO OUR 2015-2016 SEASON!

openings

We still have openings for several instruments. Please see audition information below. Auditions are closed for flute and harp for UYPhil and UYSO. Our Junior Orchestra (UYJSO) does not audition percussion or harp.

 

Best of State Community Music Program Award

Congratulations to Utah Youth Symphony Orchestra who has been awarded the Best of State 2014 Community Music Program Award!

And congratulations to Utah Youth Philharmonic who has been awarded the Best of State 2015 Community Orchestra Award!

UYSO/UYPhil Auditions for the 2015-2016 Concert Season

 September 2015

We held auditions during May 2015 for the upcoming concert season. If you missed auditions:

*Please click on the Auditions link at the top of this page for information on how to schedule your audition.

*We will not be taking additional auditions for flute or harp.

*All remaining auditions will take place at the end of September. 

UYJSO Auditions for the 2015-2016 Concert Season

 September 2015

We held auditions during May 2015 for the upcoming concert season. If you missed auditions:

*Please click on the Auditions link at the top of this page for information on how to schedule your audition.

*We will not be taking additional auditions for harp or percussion.

*All remaining auditions will take place at the end of September. 

College Credit Applications For The University of Utah

Yearly Deadlines August 1 and December 1

Applications are for those who would like to receive college credit for Utah Youth participation (grades 10-12 only).

View College Credit Application Information

Special Thanks

We give a special thanks to our top donors and supporters.

Mendelssohn Level Donor Zions Bank Logo

Mendelssohn Level Donor Zoo, Arts and Parks Logo

Shostakovich Level Donor The C. Comstock Clayton Foundation Logo

Bach Level Donor Salt Lake City Arts Council Logo

Generous use of their great facilities University of Utah Logo