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.


2018-2019 Season

We are pleased to announce our 2018-2019 season.

The winter concert for the Utah Youth Symphony will be this Saturday, January 12th, in the Tabernacle, starting at 7:30. They will be playing Beethoven Symphony no. 5, "The Moldau" by Smetana, and Danzon no. 2 by Marquez. The concert for the Utah Youth Philharmonic will be the following Monday, January 14th, in Libby Gardner Concert Hall. They will be playing Beethoven Symphony no. 7 and the Lieutenant Kijé suite by Prokofiev. Both concerts are free and open to the public, no tickets necessary

Weekly Update, January 18th and 19th

Congratulations on two great concerts! There will not be no rehearsals for the UYPhil and the UYSO this week. The UYJSO will have rehearsal at the regular time and location, 9-10:30 at the West Institute.

2018-2019 Young Composers Project

The next Young Composers Project workshop will be on January 26th, 2019, at 11:45 in room 272 of Gardner Hall. The program is open to everyone and is free of charge. For more information and the full schedule please refer to the Young Composers tab in the Members section.

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