Back By Popular Demand!!!
For over a dozen years we have offered our families, friends and community the opportunity to purchase beautiful, locally grown Poinsettia to add a festive touch to your holidays.  Proceeds from
the 2017 campaign will go toward meeting our recently awarded
Los Angeles County Arts Commission Matching Grant to help us continue growing our programs and ensure that musical education remains vibrant and alive in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.  Follow the link to learn more!!!!

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Sacra et Profana” - Music of the Church, Music of the World, Music of the Spheres.

Our preeminent Symphony of the Canyons, under the direction of Dr. Paul Sherman, takes the stage at th Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center performing Symphony No. 2 in D Major by Brahms, and the Oberon Overture by Weber.  Our program will also feature the virtuosity of this season's concerto competition winners.  Samea Derrick, 13, will fill the PAC with her spirited rendition of Saint-Saen's Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op 33.  William Suwandi, 14, will delight us with his lilting performance of Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218 by Mozart. Both young artists will be accompanied by the Symphony of the Canyons. Also joining us for this performance are members of the SCV Brass Ensemble, led by Dr. Luke Storm, and our Chamber Music Ensemble, under the tutalage of Rachel Iba, MFA 

Families, friends and sponsors who made a donation this Fall to the
SCVYO will receive complimentary tickets to the performance. 
It's not too late to make a donation and receive comp tickets!!!!

“La Passione Della Musica!” Music of Love and the Love of Music
All ensembles will take the stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center as we welcome the holiday season.

SEPT 28TH:  Chamber Ensemble
Congratulations to members of our Chamber Music Ensemble, under the direction of Rachel Iba, MFA, who performed at the Westfield Valencia Mall as part of  the "Old Glory Relay" sponsored by Team Red, White & Blue. Our musicians played a variety of popular and patriotic pieces for the enthusiastic crowd!

William Suwandi-Violin, Will Kinney-Violin, Rachel Iba-Viola, Phillip Suwandi-Cello

William Suwandi-Violin, Will Kinney-Violin, Rachel Iba-Viola, Phillip Suwandi-Cello

You may purchase tickets at the PAC box office: 
$12 adults/$6 children  

The SCVYO is the proud recipient of the prestigious

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

Thank you to our Generous
Corporate & Individual Donors

  Fed ID # 95-4056740                     CA ID #136708

All donors will receive complimentary tickets to our
upcoming performances, 
be recognized in our programs and on this website.

SCVYO plays at Disney Hall

SCVYO plays at Disney Hall

Video Montage of the SCVYO 2013-2014 Season


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 Canyons, Orchestra, 
Prelude Strings, Prelude Winds & Brass,

 Guitar Ensemble, SCV Brass Ensemble and Chamber Music.  Our goal is to provide young musicians an 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.

   When Words Fail, Music Speaks

Symphony of the Canyons and Orchestra combined performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, Mvt. No. 2  

Thank you to David Sukonick, Bolo Productions, for videography, editing and production of this recording.  

SCVYO Chamber Music Recital - Mother's Day, 2017

Duex Interludes by Jacques Ibert, performed 05/14/2017.  Featured are members our newly established Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra Chamber Music Ensemble; under the direction of Rachel Iba, MFA.  

William Kinney,  13 - Violin
Ashlyn Bendorf,  11 - Piano
Myra Yamazaki,  15 - Flute

Photo Gallery of our Mulit-Tiered Programs

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

 Fed ID # 95-4056740                     CA ID #1367087

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

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

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