Come join us at one of our upcoming concerts!


    Sunday, March 3, 2019 | 7:30pm

    Symphony Orchestra

    Ball  Fugue for Orchestra
    Ibert Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, mvt III
          John Nguyen, flute; 2019 MYS Concerto Competition Winner
    Respighi  Gli Uccelli (The Birds)
    Stravinsky The Firebird Suite (1919 version)

    Concert Opened by Concert Orchestra


    You are invited to our Annual Gala!

    6th ANNUAL CRESCENDO GALA: Standing for Partnership

    Friday, April 5, 2019 5:30pm at Castaway

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

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    Register for Portland Summer Ensembles

    Portland Summer Ensemble’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. Some intermediate level students are also accepted. Students receive instruction in practice and performance techniques, and other activities designed to enhance the art of chamber playing. Directed by Jun Iwasaki (Artistic Director), faculty includes outstanding musicians from the Oregon Symphony.  


    Register for Winter 2018-2019

    Metropolitan Youth Symphony educates, develops and promotes young musicians. We enroll over 500 students from the Greater Portland Metro area and SW Washington, in 14 orchestra, band and jazz ensembles each year.  (We suggest at least one year of experience on your instrument.)  MYS' strong financial aid program ensures that all interested musicians have an opportunity to join.

    Interested in joining one of our 15 ensembles? Complete the registration process and schedule your audition today!   Auditions for our Portland and Hillsboro Ensembles are by appointment.


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