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  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.


UN REVE
MAY 12TH, 7:30pm
Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center

Symphony of the Canyons and all SCVYO ensembles will take the stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on the campus of College of the Canyons - Valencia. Concert begins at 7:30pm.

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 Foundation Board of Directors, Artistic Staff, Families & Musicians wish to thank College of the Canyons Chancellor, Dr. Dianne Van Hook; Dean of the Visual and Performing Arts Department, Dr. Carmen Dominguez;  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 !!

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 -
Stay
for the Friendships!!

 

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:


PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

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.