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2022-23 COVID-19 Policy for Students – August 26, 2022

August 26, 2022
San Diego Youth Symphony names Sameer Patel as its new Artistic Director

San Diego Youth Symphony names Sameer Patel as its new Artistic Director

May 25, 2022

An accomplished conductor and music educator, he will oversee artistic direction of multiple SDYS programs serving 3,000+ students each year.

Eric Cohen receives Leo Scheer Founder's Award at 2022 Encore! Scholarship Fundraiser

SDYS’ Annual Encore! Scholarship Fundraiser

San Diego Union-Tribune | May 23, 2022

San Diego Youth Symphony held its most successful Encore! Scholarship Fundraiser to date on April 24 at the Hyatt Regency Spa and Marina on Mission Bay.

Jeff Edmons conducts SDYS' Chamber Orchestra

Jeff Edmons to Retire from San Diego Youth Symphony After Twenty-Five Year Tenure as Music Director

July 2, 2021
Jeff Edmons

Announcement to SDYS Families: Mr. Edmons’ Plan to Retire

July 2, 2021

Dear SDYS Families, This week, longtime Music Director Jeff Edmons announced his plans to retire […]

SDYS Premieres “(You Are) Amazing” featuring Hundreds of Local Youth Musicians

May 16, 2021

It’s finally here: the world premiere of Brian Balmages’ “(You Are) Amazing,” written in celebration of SDYS’ 75th anniversary and recorded by close to 350 students from SDYS and 7 other local youth music organizations.

SDYS’ Virtual 75th Birthday: Watch Online

SDYS Media Release | September 6, 2020

Happy Birthday SDYS! On this day in 1945, the very first concert of the “Youth […]

Calling all SDYS Alumni

September 5, 2020

Are you, or do you know, any SDYS alumni from any era? We want to hear from you!

ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station

SDYS Announces Administrative Office Expansion to ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station

SDYS Announcement | May 14, 2020

SAN DIEGO, CA – May 14, 2020 – For nearly 75 years the San Diego […]

15th Annual International Youth Symphony Program Begins July 15 at SDYS

July 10, 2019

Twenty-four musicians representing nine countries assemble to play alongside top SDYS musicians, to make memories, build bonds and cultural understanding through music.

Bringing Back Music Ed – San Diego Union Tribune Feature Article

The San Diego Union-Tribune | Vincent Adrunas | May 12, 2019

No student who wants to participate is turned away from SDYS’s ensemble-based programs, and for those that can’t afford it, tuition assistance is available in the form of music scholarships. Funding for these scholarships comes from private donations, and from the organization’s annual “Encore!” gala fundraiser held last weekend at the Casa del Prado in Balboa Park…

SDYS to be featured on NPR’s national “From the Top” radio program

March 28, 2019

Media Contacts Anji Taylor, SDYS – ataylor@sdys.org | 619.233.3232 ext. 190 Toni Robin, TR/PR – […]

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