Youth Orchestras

  • Asia America Youth Symphony Orchestra
    Rolling Hills Estates, CA
    David Benoit, Music Director
    aasa@asiasymphony.org
    310-377-8977
    Focus: Pre-college young musicians, classical and jazz and integrating Eastern and Western influences
    http://aasymphony.org
  • Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra
    Claremont, CA
    Dr. Robert Sage, Music Director
    claremontyouthso@gmail.com
    626-695-2476
    Focus: Students with a minimum one-year of playing experience
    http://www.claremontyouthsymphony.org/
  • Colburn School Orchestras
    Los Angeles, CA
    cspa@colburnschool.edu
    213-621-4548
    Focus: Musicians at every level
    http://colburnschool.edu
  • Korean American Youth Symphony
    Koreatown, Los Angeles, CA
    Seung Ju Kim, Music Director
    kamfla@gmail.com
    323-484-3130
    Focus: Pre-college students
    http://www.kamfla.org/index.html
  • Los Angeles Youth Orchestra
    Encino, CA
    Russel Steinberg, Artistic Director
    818-857-6251
    Focus: Pre-college students, ages 8-18; Concert Orchestra: intermediate level; Symphony Orchestra: advanced level
    http://www.losangelesyouthorchestra.org/layo
  • Pre-professional level orchestras
    American Youth Symphony
    Los Angeles, CA
    Carlos Izcaray, Music Director
    310-470-2332
    Focus: Musicians who are at least 15 years of age; comprised of musicians in high school through doctoral programs.
    http://aysymphony.org
  • Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra
    Los Angeles, CA
    Yuga Cohler, Conductor in Residence
    213-617-7707
    Focus: A pre-professional training ensemble, comprised of talented musicians ages 15-25 on the cusp of professional careers.