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

2018-2019 Season

We are pleased to announce our 2018-2019 season.

Rehearsals will begin on September 14th for the Utah Youth Philharmonic and on September 15th for the Utah Youth Symphony and the Utah Youth Junior Symphony. The repertoire for the winter concerts will include Beethoven Symphony no. 7 and the Lieutenant Kijé suite by Prokofiev for the UYPhil, and Beethoven Symphony no. 5, "The Moldau" by Smetana, and Danzon no. 2 by Marquez for the UYSO.

Weekly Update, December 14th and 15th

This week's rehearsals for the UYPhil and the UYSO will be divided into winds and strings; brass and percussion will be excused. Rehearsal's for all three orchestras will be at the usual times and locations.

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