Come for the Music
Stay for the Friendships

Auditions and Registration for SUMMER ‘19 and the FALL/SPRING season are June 8th & 9th.

Audition requests are scheduled in the order received.

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The SCVYO has been providing young musicians with exemplary musical education and performance opportunities through expert instruction in an ethnically diverse setting; enriching the cultural life of the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond, for over 30 years. Visit      About      to learn more about our rich history.

The SCVYO has been providing young musicians with exemplary musical education and performance opportunities through expert instruction in an ethnically diverse setting; enriching the cultural life of the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond, for over 30 years. Visit About to learn more about our rich history.

The SCVYO is now partnered with Amazon Smile. Every purchase you make helps to keep the music alive! Use the Amazon badge and choose Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra as the charitable organization you wish to support - then shop as usual! Thanks for your support!

Novae Sinfonia, the newest ensemble of the SCVYO, performs “Jamming Saints” by Poovalur Srinivasan, to a rousing standing ovation at our premiere performance at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on December 1, 2018. Thank you to our Artistic Director, Derrick Spiva, Jr., for bringing this innovative, 21st Century genre to the youth of the SCV. Bravissimo to improv soloists Emma DeCourt-electric violin, Phillip Suwandi-cello, Gavin van der Linde-trombone, and Peter Walsh-cello.

Vijay Gupta, violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, founder of Street Symphony and recipient of the MacArthur Foundation Fellows Grant 2018, pays a surprise visit to the SCVYO!!!

Vijay Gupta talks to a young cellist and plays for him during a recent visit to the SCVYO! What an amazing experience for our youth orchestra! Thank you, Vijay!

Visit our Concerts & Events page to learn about our exciting offerings throughout the semester!!

SCVYO Chamber Group

William Suwandi (violin),

Caitlyn Ong (violin),

Rachel Iba (viola),

Phillip Suwandi (cello)


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!!!

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

The SCVYO is the proud recipient
of the prestigious

LOS ANGELES COUNTY
ARTS COMMISSION
$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
be recognized in our programs
and be included on our
website
donor list.

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The SCVYO Foundation Board of Directors, Artistic Staff, Families & Musicians wish to thank College of the Canyons Chancellor, Dr. Dianne Van Hook; Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction, Dr. Jerry Buckley; Dean of the Visual and Performing Arts Department, Floyd Moos; Music Department Chair, Dr. Bernardo Feldman; and all staff and faculty of the music department, 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 !!

Visit our Flickr Account to see more exciting activities our young musicians participate in as a member of the SCVYO.