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Violin Spring 2017YPO Summer 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.


PE on 042317 at PalomarPE at DSC 040817DISCOVER YPO! Enjoy Percussion Ensemble concerts on April 8th as part of the Discovery Concert Series and April 23rd with Palomar Performing Arts!  Discover our Violin Program! The City Heights Mariachi  performs at the Allegro Festival on April 23rd at the Del Mar Fairgrounds!  Also, RB Idol returns this year as a featured event in RB Alive!

NEW!  SUMMER MUSIC PROGRAMS include a Festival Orchestra, Soloists Sinfonietta, Sinfonietta, String Orchestra, String Classes, and an Adult Education Session – Piano Trios!  Click here to learn more! 

THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, click on the ‘DONATE’ button to help us enrich lives through music!  Donations can also be mailed by check to: YPO, 2535 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 245, San Diego, 92108.




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

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Award-Winning Soloists Ensemble and Soloists Sinfonietta

The award-winning Soloists Ensemble has become this summer’s Festival Orchestra! YPO introduces a new Summer Music Program with a series of 3 Festival Orchestra concerts in addition to Soloists Sinfonietta and Sinfonietta programs for intermediate players and String Orchestra for beginner players… Read more on the Summer Music Programs page!


Our Spring Session of beginner and intermediate violin starts on March 25th.  Classes take place on Saturday afternoons from 4:00-5:00pm at the Incarnation Lutheran Church of Poway, 16889 Espola Rd. Beginning students… Read more

Percussion Ensemble

The YPO Percussion Ensemble, premiered in Spring 2014, 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

An exciting YPO program adopted in 2016 is the City Heights Music School! Supporting music programs in City Heights, the CHMS to provides music classes for all ages on a variety of instruments instruments! Visit the CHMS website to learn more!