ChIMES

ChIMES

ChIMES (Childhood Introduction to Music Education, with Smiles) is an SDYS program that highlights one of the most integral phases of child growth and development: the period of growth that takes place from birth to age 5. Did you know? By the time a baby turns one...
Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance

SDYS offers tuition assistance so that all families can allow their children to experience the joy of music. SDYS offers need-based tuition assistance, but applying for tuition assistance does not guarantee approval. Tuition assistance is not available for the...
Instrument Loans

Instrument Loans

SDYS maintains an instrument library in order to facilitate instrument loans to students enrolled in an SDYS ensemble or program.  Students may borrow an instrument from SDYS for the following reasons: A student’s conductor may recommend the use of a higher quality...
Student Mentor Program

Student Mentor Program

Share your musical abilities, teaching skills, and work with fellow musicians in the Conservatory. Have you always wanted to gain teaching experience? Become a mentor at SDYS! Are you looking for a way to share your musical abilities, teaching skills, and meet fellow...
Concerto Competitions

Concerto Competitions

Annual competitions with winners performing as soloists with our orchestras SDYS offers two separate yearly concerto competitions to further its individual members’ opportunities at the highest level. One competition is for Showcase Program musicians and the other is...
San Diego Youth Symphony