YPO Percussion Ensemble keeps the beat this summer! 



Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

The Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation, is dedicated to enhancing the musical, social and intellectual growth of musicians of all ages, ethnicities, and economic backgrounds, through inspired instruction, dynamic ensemble rehearsals and exceptional performances.


The YPO Percussion Ensemble Summer Program is now enrolling!  Visit our Percussion Ensemble page for program details and highlight videos from our Spring Session!

CONGRATULATIONS to YPO Artistic Director and Conductor Alyze Dreiling for receiving 1st PRIZE in Conducting – Youth and School Orchestra Division! Enjoy the award-winning performances from our 2018 Festival Orchestra:  Mozart Seraglio Overture  and  Beethoven Symphony No. 4.   UPDATE: YPO/Palomar Percussion Ensemble and Director Heather Barclay has received  3rd PRIZE in the Performance of American Music category! Congratulations also to YPO Artistic Director and Conductor Ulli Reiner – a finalist in the Instrumental Soloists division!  See details at www.theamericanprize.org! 

Our Fiddles and Classics program in Poway is on hold, pending public health advisories regarding Covid-19.  Enjoy recent videos and program details by clicking here!

Our Summer Festival Orchestra and Chamber Concert series with Artistic Director and Conductor Alyze Dreiling  will return in Summer 2021!  Until then, enjoy videos from our past seasons by clicking here!

Learn more about our City Heights Music School and Mariachi Victoria de San Diego programs by clicking here!


For a variety of YPO audio recordings, please visit our Audio Gallery.