Join us this summer!

Keep having fun playing music this summer with the Summer Chamber Music Workshop! This music camp is from June 26th – July 1st. For more information, click here.

SCCYS and the Human Race

The Human Race is an annual event that provides a platform for nonprofits to raise funds and raise awareness of their programs. You can be a part of the team! Visit our Human Race page today. From m there you can donate directly, or become a fundraiser. Join our team, the SCCYS Superstars, or form your own team. Funds raised will help provide scholarships, rent rehearsal and concert space, and help us to grow our programs. Fundraising ends May 13.


 Audition for the Santa Cruz County Youth Symphony!

Want to play with us? We’d love to have you! Auditions for new members will be held on Sunday, May 21. To sign up, complete our Audition/Registration form today!

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.

Anxious to hear us, and can’t wait for the next concert?

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Support Music Education in Santa Cruz County by Donating to SCCYS Today

Your donation will go toward bringing high caliber music education, by helping with scholarships, paying great music coaches and more.

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 SCCYS Supports In-School Music Education

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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