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

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Palm Springs YTO

AUDITION NOW FOR THE 2021 SEASON!

Email submissions are now being accepted for all positions!

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PALM SPRINGS YTO Pre-College

Providing Juilliard/Mannes Conservatory level Music Education to the Coachella Valley, PSYTO is auditioning for the 24 best students musicians ready to participate in a legendary program.

The YTO Pre-College Program includes:

 

Ear Training/Theory I/II 

Composition/Arranging I/II 

Orchestral Performance Class

Chamber Music

Latin (required for scholarship recipients)

YOUTH ORCHESTRA EXCHANGE: ITALY

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

AFFORDABLE INSTRUMENTS: CROSS STRUNG HARP PROGRAM

This YTO program provides a Harp Kit and guiding in-person instruction to build your first instrument with your

family. Completing a series of 12 classes, you are ready to start playing and now own your own instrument!

​​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