Regina Carter Plays 4 Sisters

March 8, 2020 7:30pm at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

This very special concert brings renowned guest artist Regina Carter to Portland audiences, as she solos with the advanced MYS Symphony Orchestra in the West Coast Premiere of David Schiff’s 4 Sisters jazz violin concerto. Carter joins MYS’s advanced Jazz students for some classics and a brand new piece from the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble young composers program. The symphony also premieres a new work by 17-year-old composer Grace Miedziak (part of The Authentic Voice series). Hillsboro string ensembles open the concert 

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Register now for Portland Summer Ensembles!

PSE’s chamber music workshop for strings and piano gives students the opportunity to play, study, and perform chamber music with other committed musicians at an advanced level. We encourage high intermediate level students to also apply.

The deadline to apply for Portland Summer Ensembles is February 28, 2020. Auditions will be held March 14th and 15th at Portland State University. PSE will be held July 6-11 on the PSU campus.


Community Concert: Downtown!

March 1, 2020 4:00pm at the Newmark Theatre

Join us at the Newmark Theatre for our downtown Community Concert Celebration with performances by four of our groups, including Interlude Orchestra, Sinfonietta Orchestra, Vivaldi Strings and Concert Orchestra. The evening also features MYS Concerto Competition runner-up, Anthony Ro, who performs Edvard Grieg’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra with Concert Orchestra.


Save the date! MYS CRESCENDO Gala April 3, 2020

This year’s theme, Standing for Impact, celebrates the capacity for innovation and imagination in our community. Celebrate with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony community as a sponsor, donor, or guest. Musical performances by MYS students and special guests.