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Concerts & Events
Orange County Youth Symphony
Meet the musicians of the Orange County Youth Symphony and String Ensemble as they appear in their first performance of the season, led by interim conductor, Dr. Georgios Kouritas.
Orange County Youth Symphony: Concerto Winners
Hear the profound talent of the Concerto Competition winners as they serve as featured soloists during the Orange County Youth Symphony’s second concert of the season.
Orange County Youth Symphony Finale
Praised as possessing “stylistic, charismatic, expressive and expert” leadership, music director Johannes Müller Stosch conducts the Orange County Youth Symphony in its season finale, celebrating a triumphant season of musical growth and camaraderie.
Educational & Community Outreach
The Orange County Youth Symphony additionally serves to support and supplement music programs across the County.
- Presented in longtime partnership with the Philharmonic Society of Orange County, our annual Concerts for Fifth Grade series has impacted more than one million students since the 1980s.
- All OCYS and OCYSE musicians must participate in their respective school's primary string, band, or orchestral programs. Their participation reinforces both ensembles and immerses each student in symphonic literature.