Registration for 2018-2019 is open!

    Auditions for our Portland Ensembles are June 2, 9, 20-22 & August 17, 18, 20.  Jazz auditions will be August 25 & 27.

    Metropolitan Youth Symphony educates, develops and promotes young musicians. We enroll over 500 students from the Greater Portland Metro area and SW Washington, in 13 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 14 ensembles? Fill out the registration form and schedule your audition today!


    Our next Community Concerts are Saturday, May 19 and 20th!

    St. Mary's Academy

    1615 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

    • Saturday, May 19, 7pm: Portland Beginning Strings, Overture Strings, Baroque Strings, Vivaldi Strings, Sinfonietta Orchestra
    • Sunday, May 20, 4pm: Hillsboro Beginning Strings, Hillsboro Strings, Concert Band, Interlude Orchestra, Concert Orchestra
    • Sunday, May 20, 7:30pm: Concert Band, Symphonic Band

    Tickets are available at the door.


    Season Finale: June 3, 7:30 pm, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

    Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, "Titan"

    Join Music Director Raul Gomez and the Symphony Orchestra for the power of Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 and performances by Concerto Competition winners.

    Ethan Tseng performs Saint-Saens Cello Concert No 1 in A minor, Derek Lund performs Eugène Bozza’s Concertino for Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra, and Hailey Kang performs Antonín Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor.

    MYS Symphonic Band opens the evening.

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