Youth Training Orchestras of America's mission is to develop musical appreciation and proficiency by integrating the study and performance of film music in its educational activities.

Youth Training Orchestras of America

Educational Programs 2020/21

New Composers' Program

Professor Nunzio Sisto will lead new composers on a 24 week journey of music instruction focused on Theory, Composition and Modern Orchestration. Students' final projects are scheduled to be performed live by Maestro Carlo Ponti and the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra June 2021.

West Hollywood  - 6 students from West Hollywood Elementary

Palm Springs - 3 students of the Coachella Valley High Schools

Staten Island - 3 students from Staten Island High Schools

YOUTH ORCHESTRA EXCHANGE: ITALY

YTO Students from Palm Springs and Staten Island will have the opportunity to spend a week in Sicily performing, learning, and making lifelong friends.

Palm Springs YTO

Our live youth orchestral programming is postponed until further notice due to COVID.

West Hollywood YTO

Our live youth orchestral programming is postponed until further notice due to COVID.

Staten Island YTO

Our live youth orchestral programming is postponed until further notice due to COVID.

 

Basic Music Series

Year One of a Conservatory Music Education is now available for all students with YTOoA's Basic Music Series featuring Professor Nunzio Sisto (Juilliard/Mannes). This series of videos and accompanying study guides are provided so any student who wants to participate in music may learn how to do so at their own pace.

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