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 City Heights Music School (CHMS) 12-week Winter Semester is underway! NEW – music classes for grades 1-4 start in February for charter-school and home-school families! Register online at CHMS FRIDAY CLASSES!
STRING PROGRAM is underway! Visit our String Program page for details!
YPO/PALOMAR PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE and MUSIC CLASSES AT CCAE (NEW!) start up in January! Learn more: click Percussion Ensemble or Music Classes at the Center for the Arts Escondido for details!
CONGRATULATIONS to YPO American Prize recipients! YPO Artistic Director and Conductor Ulli Reiner has received an Exceptional String Educator Citation from The American Prize in Conducting contest, 2017-18! YPO/Palomar Percussion Ensemble Director Heather Barclay has received the Ernst Bacon Memorial Award as a semifinalist in the Performance of American Music category. See details at www.theamericanprize.org!
Enjoy our Award-Winning Soloists Ensemble (Summer Festival Orchestra), performing Movement 1 from the Bartok Divertimento:
For more YPO audio recordings, please visit our Audio Gallery.
The award-winning Soloists Ensemble has become this summer’s Festival Orchestra! Read more on the Summer Music Programs page!
Offering beginning and intermediate level instruction in violin, viola, cello and bass. Classes take place on Saturday afternoons from 3:30-5:00pm at St Bartholomew’s Church, 16275 Pomerado Rd. Beginning students… Read more
The YPO Percussion Ensemble, in partnership with Palomar College, provides percussion players age 15-25 an experience in playing music from the vast array of percussion ensemble literature. Ensemble members… Read more