Mission

Utah Youth Orchestras
& Ensembles (UYOE)

Since 1986, Music Director and Conductor Barbara Scowcroft's vision has been to educate and inspire young musicians through exceptional ensemble training and performance opportunities in classical music.

As Utah's first youth symphony, founded in 1957, Utah Youth Orchestras and Ensembles have nurtured thousands of talented musicians ages 12-21 with coaching and development by the area's finest professional conductors and musicians.

Updates

 

WEEK OF DEVEMBER 2ND & 3RD

REHEARSAL LOCATION for uyphil & UYSO:  U OF U ROOM #272

*Friday-December 2nd Brahms Symphony #2, Bernstein Overture to Westside Story rehearsal 4:00-6:30 PM in David Gardner Hall at the U of U

*Saturday-December 3rd Brahms Symphony #1, Bemstein Candide Overture  rehearsal 9:00-11:30 AM in David Gardner Hall at the U of U

*Saturday-December 3rd JUNIOR SYMPHONY  rehearsal 9:00-10:30 AM in West Institute at U of U.  

 

WEEK OF DEVEMBER 9TH & 10TH

REHEARSAL LOCATION for uyphil:  U OF U ROOM #272
SMMll SECTIONAL REHEARSAL FOR UYSO:  LOCATION CHANGED 

*Friday-December 9th Brahms Symphony #2, Bernstein Overture to Westside Story rehearsal 4:00-6:30 PM in David Gardner Hall at the U of U

*Saturday-December 10th Brahms Symphony #1, Bemstein Candide Overture  rehearsal 9:00-11:30 AM,

Rehearsal Locations:  RM272-1st Violin, RM282-Bass, THOMPSON HALL-2nd Violin, RM302-Flute, RM306-Oboe, RM318-Cello, RM324-Viola, RM410-Horn, DUMKE HALL-Trumpet, RM006-Trombone, RM025-Clarinet, RM030-Bassoon 

*Saturday-December 10th JUNIOR SYMPHONY  rehearsal 9:00-10:30 AM in West Institute at U of U. Violin Audition for January Concert durign the rehearsal.

 

WEEK OF DEVEMBER 16TH & 17TH

REHEARSAL LOCATION for uyphil & UYSO:  U OF U ROOM #272

*Friday-December 16th Brahms Symphony #2, Bernstein Overture to Westside Story rehearsal 4:00-6:30 PM in David Gardner Hall at the U of U

*Saturday-December 17th Brahms Symphony #1, Bemstein Candide Overture  rehearsal 9:00-11:30 AM in David Gardner Hall at the U of U

*Saturday-December 17th JUNIOR SYMPHONY  rehearsal 9:00-10:30 AM in West Institute at U of U.  

 

WEEK OF DECEMBER 23RD & 24TH

NO REHEARSAL:  WINTER RECESS

 

WEEK OF DECEMBER 30TH & 31ST

NO REHEARSAL:  WINTER RECESS

 

WEEK OF JANUARY 6TH & 7TH

REHEARSAL LOCATION for uyphil & UYSO:  U OF U ROOM #272

*Friday-January 6th Brahms Symphony #2, Bernstein Overture to Westside Story rehearsal 4:00-6:30 PM in David Gardner Hall at the U of U

*Saturday-January 7th Brahms Symphony #1, Bemstein Candide Overture  rehearsal 9:00-11:30 AM in David Gardner Hall at the U of U

*Saturday-January 7th JUNIOR SYMPHONY  rehearsal 9:00-10:30 AM in West Institute at U of U.  

 

UTAH YOUTH PHILHARMONIC AND UTAH YOUTH SYMPHONY AUDITIONS for the 2016-2017 Concert Season

Auditions open for most instruments

*Please click on the auditions link at the top of this page for information on how to schedule your audition.

*We will NOT be taking new FLUTE auditions, as our flute sections are full. 

 

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UTAH YOUTH JUNIOR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS for the 2016-2017 Concert Season

September 2016

*Please click on the auditions link at the top of this page for information on how to schedule your audition.

*We will be taking auditions on all orchestral instruments except for harp and percussion.

*Our flute section is full, so we will only audition those who have already signed up. 

Best of State Community Music Program Award

Congratulations to Utah Youth Symphony Orchestra who has been awarded the Best of State 2014 Community Music Program Award!

And congratulations to Utah Youth Philharmonic who has been awarded the Best of State 2015 Community Orchestra Award!

College Credit Applications For The University of Utah

Yearly Deadlines july 1 and november 1

Applications are for those who would like to receive college credit for Utah Youth participation (grades 10-12 only).

View College Credit Application Information

Special Thanks

We give a special thanks to our top donors and supporters.

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Shostakovich Level Donor The C. Comstock Clayton Foundation Logo

Brahms Level Donor Salt Lake City Arts Council Logo

Generous use of their great facilities University of Utah Logo