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High School Orchestra Festival

High School Orchestra Festival

High School Orchestra Festival

Grades 9-12

This day-long series of performances showcases local high school orchestras and string ensembles in a professional and adjudicated setting. Whether in-person with a live audience or online, this festival will give the community’s young musicians a chance to shine, as well act as a much-needed fundraiser for music programs.

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County is excited to announce the 9th Annual Invitational Philharmonic High School Orchestra Festival 2022! We are thrilled to be able to return in person this year to the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on Saturday, March 5, 2022. The deadline to apply is Sunday, November 14, 2021. Fill out the application to participate in this year's High School Orchestra Festival!

HSOF Application 2022


2021 High School Orchestra Festival

The 8th Annual High School Orchestra Festival was held via livestream on April 24, 2021, as hundreds of people tuned in from across the United States to show their support for these young, inspired musicians. Participating groups included Beckman High School, Esperanza High School, Santa Ana High School, Orange County Youth Symphony, Los Alamitos High School, and Huntington Beach High School.