About the Event

Founded in 1988, the Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon (YSSO) 2017-2018 season marks thirty years of stellar performances and musical partnerships.

Concert Series performances showcase accomplished young string, brass, woodwind and percussion musicians from throughout the region. The musicians present masterful performances of standard repertoire, new works and concerti, and arrangements for preparatory ensemble. Youth Symphony Concerto Competition winners are featured soloists with the Youth Symphony. The YSSO organization’s 30th Anniversary Concert Season will feature a musical collaboration with the Rogue Valley Chorale’s Youth Choruses and a celebratory Youth Symphony & Youth Symphony Alumni Concert. Audiences will be impressed by the interpretive, technical and performance skills of the musicians, as well as their commitment to artistic excellence.

Throughout its 30 years of community service, music education and performances, the YSSO has engaged hearts, hands, minds and communities through music and contributed to the Rogue Valley’s vibrant performing arts scene.

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