CityHeightsFlyerViolin Fall 2017

Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

The Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation, is dedicated to enhancing the musical, social and intellectual growth of young musicians of all ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds, through inspired instruction, dynamic ensemble rehearsals and exceptional performances.


SUMMER SIZZLES in CITY HEiGHTS!  It’s wonderful to have a new location to call ‘home’!  The Mid-City Church of the Nazarene in City Heights is known for it’s food distribution to needy families every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.  Now, we’re bringing music into their lives, as well!  Visit our City Heights Music School page for details on class schedules and events!

VIOLIN/STRING CLASSES return in SEPTEMBER!  We also enjoy a new location for our Violin Classes this year – at St Bartholomew’s Church (16275 Pomerado Rd)!  St Bart’s hosted several of our summer rehearsals and concerts this year. It is wonderful to have such community support!  Visit our String Classes page for details on registration!

SUPPORT YPO THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, click on the ‘DONATE‘ button to help us enrich lives through music! 





Enjoy our Award-Winning Soloists Ensemble, performing Movement 1 from the Bartok Divertimento:

For more YPO audio recordings, please visit our Audio Gallery.


Festival OrchestraAward-Winning Soloists Ensemble and Sinfonietta!

The award-winning Soloists Ensemble has become this summer’s Festival Orchestra!  Read more on the Summer Music Programs page!

String Classes

Offering beginning and intermediate level instruction in violin, classes take place on Saturday afternoons from 4:00-5:00pm at St Bartholomew’s Church, 16275 Pomerado Rd. Beginning students… Read more

Percussion Ensemble

The YPO Percussion Ensemble, in partnership with Palomar College,  provides percussion players age 15-25 an experience in playing music from the vast array of percussion ensemble literature. Ensemble members… Read more

City Heights Music School

CityHeightsFlyerThe City Heights Music School offers music classes to all ages in guitar, violin, keyboard, voice, and Mariachi! Visit the CHMS website to learn more!