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 the Utah Symposium for Double Bass.

The Utah Symposium for Double Bass (USDB) will be June 7th-9th and will feature three days of workshops with many of the foremost bassists of our time. For more information please click on the USDB tab above.

Weekly Update, May 31st and June 1st.

Well, the last weekend of rehearsals is here. There will be a combined UYPhil/Symphony rehearsal on Friday,May 31st from 4-6:30, and a combined UYPhil/Symphony rehearsal on Saturday,June 1st from 9-11:30, with the Junior Symphony joining from 10-11:30. Both rehearsals will be in Thompson Chamber Music Hall at the front entrance to Gardner Hall. PLEASE BRING A MUSIC STAND! The concert will be Monday June 3rd, at 7:00, in Abravanel Hall, with a dress rehearsal starting at 4:00.

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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