Opportunities to Connect
We believe that music has the power to bring families and communities together. The YSO is pleased to offer a variety of ways for youth, families, and the community to share experiences, learn and connect and develop a lifelong relationship with live orchestral music.
York Summer Music Academy 2023
York Symphony Orchestra & York College of PA
String and Wind Ensembles, Elective Courses, Lessons, and more
The York Summer Music Academy is a high school instrumental experience designed to complement the school music experiences of students in the greater York county region. Rebekah O’Brien, Assistant Conductor of the York Symphony Orchestra, and Matthew Inkster, Director of Instrumental Studies at York College will conduct the Academy ensembles. Other instructors are members of the York Symphony Orchestra and/or the faculty of York College. Featuring skilled teacher and violinist York Symphony’s Concertmaster Denise Dillenbeck.
Who: Open to students completing grades 8-12 in 2023
When: June 19-24, 2023
Location: York College of Pennsylvania (441 Country Club Road, York, PA 17403)
Early Bird Tuition: $450 (Apply by May 15)
Regular Tuition: $495
Financial Assistance: Apply via the registration page
Questions: Contact York Symphony at email@example.com or 717-812-0717.
$10 Under 18 Tickets
Any available seat in the theater for any performance. Special Student price subscriptions are also available.
The YSO provides an opportunity for students to work with musicians and discover a love for music. Many of our guest artists conduct master classes or residencies in selected schools for students the day before their performance with the YSO. Each year the YSO arranges for these or other opportunities throughout the county.
York Junior Symphony Orchestra
To learn more about the York Junior Symphony Orchestra (YJSO) grades 5-8, follow the link below.
York Youth Symphony Orchestra
To learn more about the York Youth Symphony Orchestra (YYSO) grades 9-12, follow the link below.
Young Person’s Concert
This concert was developed by our music director, Lawrence Golan, and inspired by Leonard Bernstein’s famous Young People’s Concerts with the New York Philharmonic.