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  Providing exemplary musical education and performance opportunities   for the youth of our community for more than 30 years.

Providing exemplary musical education and performance opportunities for the youth of our community for more than 30 years.

March 17th, 7:30pm

Symphony of the Canyons takes the stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on the campus of College of the Canyons - Valencia, presenting Finlandia by Sibelius, Symphony No. 8, Movement I by Schubert and Bacchanale from Samson & Delilah by Saint Saen.  Also featured on the program are the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra Chamber and Brass Ensembles.  The program will also feature selections by Pipe Dream Flutes.  

Complimentary tickets have been mailed to the SCVYO Foundation donors and SCVYO families with currently enrolled students.  Those wishing to purchase tickets may may do so at the College of the Canyons box office on the evening of the performance ($12 adults, $6 students/seniors).

The SCVYO wishes to thank College of the Canyons Chancellor, Dr. Dianne Van Hook; and Dean of the Visual and Performing Arts Department, Dr. Carmen Dominguez;  for their continued support of the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra multi-tiered musical education and performance programs.

Mark you calendar for our Spring 2018 season finale concert on May 12th featuring Symphony of the Canyons and all SCVYO ensembles.  


Audition Dates
Saturday, January 27th from 9:00am - 3:00pm
 Monday, January 29th from 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Orchestra Chair Challenges
Saturday, January 20th from 9:00am-12:00pm.

Audition Requirements
Please visit our Ensemble Requirements to learn more about preparing for your audition.  


Welcome to our Musical Family!!!!  The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra (SCVYO) Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports seven instrumental groups:
Symphony of the CanyonsOrchestra, Prelude Strings, Prelude Winds & Brass, Guitar Ensemble, Chamber Music and SCV Brass Ensemble

Our goal is to provide young musicians exemplary musical education and performance opportunities through expert instruction in an ethnically diverse setting, thus enriching the cultural life of the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.

Come for the Music -
for the Friendships!!

The SCVYO is the proud recipient
of the prestigious


We welcome your generous support
to help us meet this goal as we continue bringing the highest level of
classical music education and performance opportunities
to the youth of our community.

Thank you to our
Corporate & Individual Donors

 All benefactors will receive complimentary tickets to our performances, 
be recognized in our programs
and be included on our
website donor list.

The SCVYO mulit-tiered program of exemplary musical education
is sponsored, in part, by
grant funds from the following Community Sponsors:


Samea Derrick, age 13, co-winner of our Fall 2017 Concerto Competition, performs Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor by Camille Saint-Saëns.  She is accompanied by the Symphony of the Canyons.  
Congratulations, Samea!

Members of the SCVYO Chamber Ensemble perform String Quartet No. 2-Allegro Moderato, by Alexander Borodin at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, October 2017.  William Suwandi, 14, Violin; Caitlin Ong, 14, Violin; Rachel Iba, Viola (Ensemble Director); Phillip Suwandi, 16, Cello

Highlights of the SCVYO 2014-2015 Season

See photos from our Summer Music Camp Extravaganza 2017 which included 4 days and 3 nights at Teresita Pines - Lions Camp in Wrightwood, followed by two weeks of daily rehearsals at College of the Canyons. Finale Pizza Party and concert concluded our annual Summer Session.

Visit our Flicker Account to see more scenes from our 2017 Summer Program, and many other exciting activities our young musicians participate in as a member of the SCVYO.