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.



Weekly Schedule April 28th and 29th

The Friday, April  28th, UYPhil rehearsal will be at the LDS Church across the street from Gardner Hall from 4:00 to 6:30.  PLEASE BRING A MUSIC STAND.   Saturday's UYSO rehearsal, April 29th, will be in room 272 of Gardner Hall from 9:00 to 11:30.  The UYJSO rehearsal on Saturday will be in the usual location at the regular time, West Institute at 9:00 to 10:30.

The next Young Composers Workshop will be April 29th. The latest packet can be downloaded here.

Congratulations on a great performance at the Youth Symphony Festival.  An mp3 of the performance can be downloaded at https://drive.google.com/open?id=0ByLGUt1Mko2BQ1JtX1FtTkZIREU


Weekly String Challenge

Here is the weekly string challege for the upcoming week, March 31st to April 1st. 


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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Generous use of their great facilities University of Utah Logo