Join The Conservatory Program

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

We commit to giving aspiring musicians from all backgrounds and corners of the San Diego region a place in one of our rigorous ensembles.
Registration for the 2018-2019 Season is now closed.
Please sign up for our interest list to be contacted when registration re-opens.
AUDITIONS for those registered for the 2018-19 Season will be August 4 – 5, 2018.

At San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS), we offer every student musician at any level the opportunity to participate in one of our 12+ orchestras and wind ensembles.

Who is eligible?

EVERYONE! All students age 7 through 25, 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.

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 in early-June (or August if you are new to SDYS). To learn more about our ensembles, please visit our Ensembles page.

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