Palm Springs Youth Training Orchestra

Join Maestro Nunzio Sisto for an enjoyable and educational youth orchestra experience this 2021 season.

 

Based on his training at the Juilliard School's Pre-College division, the YTO Pre-College Program is an advanced program that will put any student on the trajectory for success.

 

The YTO Pre-College Program includes:

Private Lessons:

Provided through our partner The Music School, Palm Springs.

https://themusicschoolps.com/

(not required for students currently studying with a private teacher)

Online Classes:

Ear Training/Theory

-Students learn to hear music in its parts, and how it's put together.

Composition/Arranging

-Students write their own arrangements to be played by YTO.

Group Instruction (COVID PENDING):

Orchestral Performance Class

-Students learn to play in an ensemble.

 

 

SCHEDULE:

16 Weeks + Concert

Starting February 6th, 2021

TIME:

Sundays 12pm – 2pm

Monday 4pm - 5:30pm

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LOCATIONS:

Palm Springs

Indoor: The Music School, Palm Springs

Outdoor: The Music School, Palm Springs

ONLINE

SUNDAY

OUTDOOR - Outdoor PERFORMANCE CLASS

Outdoor (12 students)

12:00 - 02:00 

INDOOR - COVID PENDING

Currently we are not conducting any indoor programming.

MONDAY (Palm Springs)

ONLINENON-PERFORMANCE CLASS 

Online

04:00 - 04:45 Ear Training / Theory

04:45 - 05:30 Composition / Arranging

 

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DUE TO COVID WE ARE OPERATING AT HALF CAPACITY

12 OPEN POSITIONS

Violin (2)

Viola (1)

Cello (1)

Bass

Keyboard

Drums

Guitar

Flute

Saxophone/Bassoon

Trumpet (2)

Trombone

Composer (1)

AUDITIONS:

Round One

Applicants are required to send three short videos demonstrating their instrumental ability to admin@ytooa.org.

Round Two

Applicants invited to Round Two will be notified after their video audition has been adjudicated.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Merit Based Scholarships are available for every position.

No Student will be turned away for inability to afford tuition*

 

TUITION

PSYTO 2020-21

SPRING SESSION (16 weeks + Concert)

Weekly Tuition $150

$50 Lesson

$50 Online Classes

$50 Orchestra Class

Session Tuition

16 weeks  = $2,400

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Notice: due to issues created by the coronavirus, classes may be canceled or rescheduled.