Come join us at one of our upcoming concerts!


    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 7:30pm
    Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

    Symphony Orchestra
    2019 MYS Concerto Competition Winner

    Price  Dances in the Canebrakes
    TBA Concerto with the 2019 MYS Concerto Competition Winner
    Palka  Letter to Florence Price
    Price  Symphony No. 1
    Armstrong  Satchmo!

    Concert Opened by Sinfonietta 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.

    More Information

    Registration for 2019-20 will open on April 15th.

    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.