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, materworks, concerti, commissioned music, chamber music, and arrangements for preparatory orchestra and string ensemble.

Concert Series performances presented in the Rogue Valley's professional venues include an dazzling array of works by Beethoven, Copland, Barber, Higdon, Jacobs, Tchaikovsky, Khachaturian, Brahms, Mahler, Verdi, Donizetti, Holst 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 will showcase the premiere of a new work for orchestra by Mark Eliot Jacobs. The suite is the second in a series of works commissioned by the YSSO organization highlighting the history and heritage of the Rogue Valley. Also featured next season will be Piotr Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major played by 2014 Concerto Competition winner Sarah Klein. Other season highlights include Ludwig van Beethoven's Egmont Overture and Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait.

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