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Welcome to YPSO


California's oldest youth orchestra
Founded in 1936

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

Learn More

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Welcome to YPSO


California's oldest youth orchestra
Founded in 1936

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

Learn More

UPDATED 5/5/16

We're hiring!

Know someone who loves music and working with kids? YPSO is looking for a new Operations Director. For more information, click here.

Featured Events

 

 

AUditions for 2016-2017

Tuesday May 24th, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Violins and Violas) - LOCATION IS FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF OAKLAND.

Thursday May 26th, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  (Winds and Brass on this date please) - LOCATION IS BLACK PINE CIRCLE AT 2027 7th St., BERKELEY, CA 94710 

Tuesday May 31st, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Celli and Bass and Percussion) - LOCATION IS FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF OAKLAND

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF OAKLAND IS AT 2501 HARRISON STREET.  ALL AUDITIONS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  EXCERPTS WILL BE POSTED BY MARCH 1, 2016.

Musicians will be asked to play the Excerpts, their chosen piece and typically any three-octave scale.

To go to our audition page:  Click Here

 

YPSO/KIWANIS POPS and pre-tour CONCERT 2016:

SUNDAY JUNE 12, 2016  3:00 p.m.

Greek Cathedral of the Ascension: 4700 Lincoln Ave, Oakland, CA 94602

Pre-registration for Tickets available online after May 5, 2016 and at the door.

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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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Get Involved with YPSO


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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