Welcome to the Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon!

Founded in 1988, the Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon (YSSO) provides high-level training and performance opportunities to accomplished and aspiring young musicians from throughout the region and presents inspiring performances of standard literature, masterworks, concerti, commissioned music, chamber music, and arrangements for preparatory ensembles.

Concert Series performances presented in the Rogue Valley's professional venues include an dazzling array of music by Beethoven, Copland, Barber, Higdon, Jacobs, Tchaikovsky, Khachaturian, Brahms, Mozart, Mahler, Verdi, Holst, Enesco and many others. Please join us at the performances and discover the extraordinary musicians of the Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon.

The 2014-2015 Concert Season concludes with the Spring Concert Series performances on May 29, 30 & 31. The program includes the world premiere of Crater Lake Fantasy: Another Sky at Our Feet, a new work by Mark Eliot Jacobs. The tone poem is the second in a series of suites commissioned by the YSSO organization highlighting the geography, history and heritage of the Rogue Valley. The concerts also will feature 2015 Concerto Competition winner Jerry Su playing Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A Major. For details, select the Concerts link on the left.

To learn about how you can support the Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon, select the Giving link on the left.