Join us for our next concert!

We are excitedly preparing for our next concert on May 15th, at 3 pm, at the Aptos High School Performing Arts Complex! This concert will feature our Concerto Competition Winner, Stanley Wang, who will perform the first movement of the Kabalevsky Violin Concerto. The program also includes,

Beethoven’s Egmont Overture
Berlioz’s Rackozy March
Borodin’s Symphony #2, Movement 1
Stravinsky’s The Fair from Petrushka
Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins in B minor – Op. 3 no. 10

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Your help is needed! Support the Santa Cruz County Youth Symphony at the Human Race on May 7th.

We have joined the Human Race, and we need you to join our team! Walk or run 5 miles along beautiful West Cliff for a cause you love. Funds raised by our team will support quality classical music education in our community. Join us by clicking here. If you can’t join us that day, please donate to our team below!

Who We Are

We are the only pre-professional youth symphony in the Santa Cruz County.  Our mission is to foster a life-long appreciation for classical orchestral music in the youth of Santa Cruz County and surrounding areas, with an emphasis on the beauty and value of the experience playing and performing this music.
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In partnership with the League of American Orchestras, we commit to:

• Understanding the status of in-school music education and advocating for accurate data and accountability about how much and what kind of music instruction students receive.

• Discovering, implementing, and sharing best practices in advocacy for comprehensive, high-quality in-school music education through sustainable partnerships with all advocates in the community.

• Understanding how orchestra resources and strengths can best address student, school, and community needs.

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