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Upcoming Auditions

Join MYS in January


Our mid-year placement auditions will be held January 7 & 8. Register Now and MYS will notify you as soon as the audition schedule is available.

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Jazz News

All-Year Auditions

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MYS is now auditioning jazz students throughout the whole year. The next placement auditions for advanced and intermediate groups will be held in December (exact dates to be decided soon). 

News & Updates

Alban Gerhardt to Lead MYS Sectional

Gerhardt MYS RehearsalMYS is delighted to announce that on November 15, guest artist for the Oregon Symphony and world-class cellist, Alban Gerhardt, will join MYS rehearsals to lead a sectional for our cellists. This incredible opportunity for our young musicians is made possible by our wonderful relationship with the Oregon Symphony.

MYS Partners with BRAVO Youth Orchestras

BRAVO-Partnership_MYS_HomePageThis year we are thrilled to welcome 6 young musicians who received their first year of instrumental training with BRAVO Youth Orchestra; an organization that provides free after school music education to students at Rosa Parks Elementary School. This natural partnership brings BRAVO students into our entry level strings ensemble, Overture Strings, while MYS is pleased to provide tuition assistance to these families.


MYS Adds Baroque Orchestra

For winds and strings

News_Baroque Orchestra_MYS HomepageWe're delighted to share the news that in light of the number of string and wind players that enrolled this season, MYS has added a new ensemble to our classical offerings - a Baroque Orchestra. The Baroque Orchestra is an intermediate level ensemble, conducted by Portland Baroque Orchestra violinist, Adam LaMotte. Mr. LaMotte brings a wealth of talent and experience and MYS looks forward to how his work with MYS will strengthen the artistic experiences for their students.

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Maestro Lopera Featured in Northwest Reverb

loperaCheck out Andres Lopera's interview in Northwest Reverb, available on our media page!

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