Providing young musicians with 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, for over 30 years.

Providing young musicians with 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, for over 30 years.

Samea Derrick, age 13, co-winner of the SCVYO Fall 2017 Concerto Competition, performs Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor by Camille Saint-Saëns, under the direction of Dr. Paul Sherman. Congratulations, Samea!!!

EXCITING UPCOMING EVENTS!!!!

 

Applications are now being accepted for our SUMMER SESSION
July 9th - July 20th

NO AUDITION REQUIRED FOR SUMMER SESSION.   
Please visit ENSEMBLES to determine your skill level to help you enroll in the group best suited to your abilities.
Chamber Music is provided during summer session at no additional charge for musicians enrolled in one or more of the other ensembles.  

We are excited to announce our newest ensemble, Novae Sinfonia, for advanced musicians. This cutting-edge ensemble will explore traditional classical, New World and non-Western musical styles! 


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Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about our multi-tiered musical education and performance program.  From beginners, to intermediate, through advanced musicians, the SCVYO has an ensemble for you.

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

Musicians of the SCVYO Intermediate & Elite Orchestras combine to perform Symphony No. 7, Movement 2 by Beethoven. Dr. Paul Sherman, SCVYO Artistic Director conducts.

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.

William Suwandi, age 14, co-winner of the SCVYO Fall 2017 concerto competition, performs Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, by Mozart, accompanied by our elite orchestra. Dr. Paul Sherman, SCVYO Artistic Director, conducts.

The SCVYO is the proud recipient
of the prestigious

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ARTS COMMISSION
ORGANIZATIONAL PROGRAM
$12,600 REIMBURSEMENT MATCHING GRANT


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:


The SCVYO Foundation Board of Directors, Artistic Staff, Families & Musicians wish to thank College of the Canyons Chancellor, Dr. Dianne Van Hook; Dr. Carmen Dominguez,Dean of the Visual and Performing Arts Department;  and Music Department Chair, Dr. Bernardo Feldman, for their continued support of the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra multi-tiered programs.  We value our collaborative efforts with COC as we continue to bring exemplary musical education and performance opportunities to the youth of our community, and celebrate our 30-year anniversary in residence at College of the Canyons.  

Grazie a tutti !!

SCVYO 2014-2015 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS!

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.