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

 

 

UTAH YOUTH ORCHESTRAS & ENSEMBLES YOUNG COMPOSERS PROJECT

REHEARSALS/RECORDING SESSIONS FOR ALL UYPHIL/UYSO MEMBERS

*FRIDAY-MAY 20 @ 4:00-6:30 PM (at church) BRING MUSIC STAND!

*SATURDAY-MAY 21 @ 9:00-11:30 AM (at church) BRING MUSIC STAND!

*FRIDAY-MAY 27 @ 4:00-6:30 (normal rehearsal location) BRING MUSIC STAND!

*SATURDAY-MAY 28 @ 9:00-11:30 am (LIBBY GARDNER) BRING MUSIC STAND!

 

UTAH YOUTH JUNIOR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS for the 2016-2017 Concert Season

SATURDAY-MAY 21 beginning at 2:00 PM

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

*We will be taking auditions on all orchestral instruments except for harp and percussion.

 

UTAH YOUTH PHILHARMONIC AND UTAH YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS for the 2016-2017 Concert Season

mAY 31-JUNE 5

TUESDAY-MAY 31 @ 4:00-8:15 PM (strings/percussion)

WEDNESDAY-JUNE 1 @ 4:00-8:15 PM (woodwinds/brass/harp)

THURSDAY-JUNE 2 @ 4:00-8:15 PM (strings/percussion)

SATURDAY-JUNE 4 @ 4:00-8:15 PM (woodwinds/brass/harp)

SUNDAY-JUNE 5 @ 4:00-8:15 PM (All instruments)

*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 new FLUTE auditions, as our flute sections are full. 

 

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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!

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.

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