These opportunities complement the ensemble experience for our current and prospective students.
San Diego Youth Symphony offers additional opportunities for enrolled students, as well as new students (new students not eligible for the concerto competitions). These complimentary offerings provide students with ways to immerse themselves in the musical experience and learn additional skills alongside the ensemble experience.
Annual competitions for our SDYS Showcase and Ovation Students with winners performing as soloists with our orchestras.
These ensembles allow students the opportunity to rehearse and perform in small-groups without a conductor, build musical individuality, and collaborate with peers.
Beginning Music Theory and Composition
In this class, students will learn the building blocks of music and improve their skills as developing musicians.
Intermediate Music Theory and Composition
In this class, students will further build upon their music theory knowledge and apply these skills to create and compose original works.