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Welcome to YPSO


California's oldest youth orchestra
Founded 1936

Our mission is to guide young musicians to achieve excellence within an orchestral setting. We encourage young people to become exemplary musicians, and young musicians to become exemplary people.
 

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Welcome to YPSO


California's oldest youth orchestra
Founded 1936

Our mission is to guide young musicians to achieve excellence within an orchestral setting. We encourage young people to become exemplary musicians, and young musicians to become exemplary people.
 

Learn More

Featured Events

 

YPSO Audition dates for the 2015-2016 Season  - our 79th!

General Auditions:   Tuesday, August 25; 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

General Auditions:   Thursday, August 27; 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

General Auditions:   Tuesday, Sept. 1; 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

YPSO accepted-member String seating auditions:

Violin Seating Auditions:    Saturday, Sept. 12; 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Viola and Celli Seating Auditions:   Sunday, Sept 13; 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Reminder:  Auditions require a 3-octave scale, movement of solo piece and provided excerpts.  There is no sight-reading.

 

MANDATORY YPSO PARENT MEETING:

YPSO Parent meeting will be held at Crowden School  1475 Rose Street, Berkeley, CA 94702.  Sunday, Sept. 13; 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 

FIRST REHEARSAL:  Monday, Sept. 14: Downbeat at 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF OAKLAND (FCCO) - 2501 HARRISON STREET, OAKLAND, CA 94612

YPSO is pleased to announce that we will be holding our regular rehearsals at First Congregational Church of Oakland for the 2015-2016 season.

 

FALL CONCERTS 2015:

November 7, 2015  4:00 p.m. - First Congregational Church of Berkeley - 2501 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

November 8, 2015  4:00 p.m. - First Congregational Church of Berkeley - - 2501 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 

 

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contact us at:
P.O. Box 5593, Berkeley, CA 94705
Contact: Phone (510) 849-YPSO(9776)
ypso@ypsomusic.org

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TO INQUIRE about YPSO or to Provide Feedback,
Please fill out the form below
or 
contact us at:
P.O. Box 5593, Berkeley, CA 94705
Contact: Phone (510) 849-YPSO(9776)
ypso@ypsomusic.org

 

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