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:
Provided through our partner The Music School, Palm Springs.
(not required for students currently studying with a private teacher)
-Students learn to hear music in its parts, and how it's put together.
-Students write their own arrangements to be played by YTO.
Orchestral Performance Class
-Students learn to play in an ensemble.
Fall Session Schedule:
16 Weeks + Concert
Starting August 2021
Location: The Music School PS
scheduled per student
Location: Palm Springs HS
Time: 03:30 - 06:00
Music Education Classes
04:00 - 04:45 Ear Training / Theory
04:45 - 05:30 Composition / Arranging
Applicants are required to send three short videos demonstrating their instrumental ability to Nunzio@ytooa.org.
Applicants invited to Round Two will be notified after their video audition has been adjudicated.
YTOoA is currently fundraising to provide a weekly scholarship of $118.50, reducing the cost of our program to $20/week.
*No Student will be turned away for inability to afford tuition*
PSYTO 2020-21 Season (32 weeks + Concert)
Weekly Tuition $138.50* (see Scholarships)
$50 Online Classes
$50 Orchestra Class
Notice: due to issues created by the coronavirus, classes may be canceled or rescheduled.