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 1959, the 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

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!

UYSO/UYPhil Rehearsal April 3-4

A few changes

No percussion this week!

Brass rehearsal on Friday only (4:00-6:30) 

Strings and woodwinds as usual both days!

 

UYSO/UYPhil Auditions for the 2015-2016 Concert Season

Audition dates: May 26-30

Tuesday, May 26 @ 4:00-8:00 Strings/Percussion

Wednesday, May 27 @ 4:00-8:00 Woodwinds/Brass/Harp

Thursday, May 28 @ 4:00-8:00 Strings/Percussion

Friday, May 29 @ 4:00-8:00 Woodwinds/Brass/Harp

Saturday, May 30 @ 9:00 AM-1:00 PM All Instruments

LOCATION: Room 318 David Gardner Hall at the University of Utah. Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your assigned audition time.

Please note that we start filling audition dates at the beginning of the time frames listed. 

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

 

UYJSO Auditions for the 2015-2016 Concert Season

audition dates: May 29-30

Friday, May 29 beginning at 5:00 PM

Saturday, May 30 beginning at 10:00 AM

LOCATION: Room 324 David Gardner Hall at the University of Utah. Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your audition time. 

For an audition with Utah Youth Junior Symphony Orchestra for the 2015-2016 concert season please click on the Auditions link at the top of this page for information on how to schedule your audition. 

UYJSO is auditioning all instruments except harps and percussion.

 

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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