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Schnitzer Concert Videos For Sale



Didn't catch the most recent concert, or just want to hear it again? We have DVDs of the last concert for purchase. Just visit this link to buy, watch, and listen now!

Jazz News

All-Year Auditions

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MYS is auditioning jazz students on Wednesday, August 24, 2016! To sign up for an audition, register today! 

News & Updates

Sign up for the 2016-2017 Season!

Rehearsals for the 2016-2017 Season start September 10!

Register today and sign up for an audition!

Auditions will take place August 24th - 26th at Marylhurst University. 

Check out the audition guideline and the registration/tuition page or contact Production Manager, Lisa Fujita.


MYS Appoints New Music Director

Raul_headshotMYS has appointed Raúl Gómez-Rojas as the new MYS Music Director, beginning August 1, 2016! Mr. Gómez is a conductor and accomplished violinist whose artistry, commitment to excellence and passion for music education is undeniable. Read the full announcement.

MYS Partnership with Portland Summer Ensembles

In partnership with Metropolitan Youth Symphony, Portland Summer Ensembles will host week-long chamber music camp, culminating in two evening concerts.

Portland Summer Ensembles

Led by Artistic Director Jun Iwasaki, Concert Master of the Nashville Symphony and former Oregon Symphony Concert Master, the 8th Annual Portland Summer Ensembles is a week-long chamber music camp that attracts student musicians ages 8-18, from throughout the state and SW Washington. Camp enrollment is closed, but the public is invited to attend the concerts on Thursday, July 21st and Saturday, July 23rd performed by student musicians and their faculty, members of the Oregon Symphony and well-known concert pianists. Find out more.



NEW LOGO_Horn OnlyMetropolitan Youth Symphony educates, develops and promotes young musicians. We enroll over 500 youth, ages 5-18, from the Greater Portland Metro area and SW Washington, in 12 orchestra, band and jazz ensembles each year. MYS is one of the largest youth music organizations in the country and one of the few offering a jazz program. MYS's strong financial aid program ensures that all interested musicians have an opportunity to join MYS, regardless of their financial circumstances. Learn More about MYS >>