Palm Springs Youth Training Orchestra

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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:

Orchestral Performance Class

-Students learn to play in an ensemble.

 

Fall Session Schedule:

16 Weeks + Concert

Starting August 2021

Music Lessons

Location: The Music School PS

scheduled per student

Orchestra Rehearsal

Location: Palm Springs HS

Day: TBD

Time: 03:30 - 06:00

Music Education Classes

Location: Online

Day: TBD

Times:

04:00 - 04:45 Ear Training / Theory

04:45 - 05:30 Composition / Arranging

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​​​AUDITIONS:

Round One

Applicants are required to send three short videos demonstrating their instrumental ability to Nunzio@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 available for every position.

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