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Join The Conservatory Program

Make great music, meet new friends, and create exciting lifelong memories at San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory!

All Registration and Audition periods are closed for the 2021-2022 season. 

Please sign up on our Interest List below to receive information about our 2022-2023 season. 



Who is eligible?

EVERYONE! All students age 7 through 22, from beginners to pre-professional are welcome.

SDYS offers Tuition Assistance so that all families can allow their children to experience the joy of music.

Learn more about audition requirements and processes for our different ensembles and orchestras.

How do I know what ensemble I should be in?

YOU DON’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THAT! Musicians are placed in the ensemble appropriate for their ability through the annual audition process. To learn more about our ensembles, please visit our Ensembles page.

How do I audition to join an SDYS ensemble?

All Registration and Audition periods are currently closed. You must first register using our online system. Please visit our Audition Information page to learn more about the SDYS audition process for the 2021-2022 season.

All musicians are strongly encouraged to actively participate in their school/college string, band, or orchestra program. The opportunity to participate and grow as musicians in a collective school ensemble is a vital and valuable experience. SDYS seeks to partner with school music programs, not replace them.

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