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Register Today for January Auditions

Join us for the remainder of the season

MYS June August 2015 AuditionsRegistration for the Winter and Spring Terms are open! Auditions are scheduled for January 2nd, 4th, and 5th. Students need only one year of music experience to apply. Tuition is prorated for the remainder of the season.


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Newmark/Schnitzer Concert CD & DVD For Sale

December-7-Concert-DVD Didn't catch the most recent concert, or just want to hear it again? We have concert CDs and DVD sets for purchase for $30 each. Just visit this link to buy, watch, and listen now!


News & Updates

MYS Partnership with Portland Summer Ensembles

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Portland Summer Ensembles (PSE) as PSE joins operations with MYS. 

Portland Summer Ensembles

Now in its seventh year, PSE is a one-week chamber music workshop for young musicians for strings (including bass), piano and percussion.  Under the leadership of Artistic Director Jun Iwasaki, current concertmaster of the Nashville Symphony and the Oregon Symphony’s concertmaster from 2007-2011, and with faculty from the Oregon Symphony and area universities, this year’s camp is scheduled for July 18-23, 2016.  We would love to have you join us for an amazing week of music making!  To register and for more information go to portlandsummerensembles.org.   Auditions for this year’s camp are scheduled for February 12-14.  Please give us a call in the MYS office at 503-239-4566 if you have any questions.

WATCH! MYS Students and William White on KOIN

MYS students Cammie Lee and Cameron Joublin along with MYS Interim Director William White joined KOIN 6 morning anchor Jenny Hansson to talk about the 2015-2016 season. Tune in...

LISTEN! MYS Interim Music Director, WIlliam White on All Classical 89.9

MYS Interim Director William White joined Christa Wessel on All Classical 89.9 Northwest Previews to talk about the 2015-2016 season. Tune in...

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The Crescendo Continues

The Crescendo Continues.... Join us for the 3rd Annual Gala on April 8th, 2016 at Castaway for cocktails and dinner, live and silent auctions, and student performances.

NEW LOGO_Horn OnlyThe mission of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony is to educate, develop and promote young musicians. We enroll nearly 450 youth from 10 counties in the region, ages 5-18, 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. Students need only one year of experience to join, and none are turned away due to financial circumstances beyond their control. Learn More about MYS >>