Play music, learn, have fun!
The Pioneer Valley Symphony Youth Orchestra is a great opportunity to work with professionals and really step up your game as a musician.
Auditions for the PVS Youth Orchestra are open to all student string, wind, brass, percussion, keyboard and harp players, age 18 and under who meet the audition requirements.
For more information, please see our Audition Information Page.
The Pioneer Valley Symphony Assistant Conductor, Luca Antonucci, is the director of the PVS Youth Orchestra. Please see our Artistic Staff page for biographical information on him, and all of our artistic personnel.
The Youth Orchestra performs twice on its own during the season. The youth orchestra also performs side-by-side with the PVS adult orchestra at our annual family holiday concert in December, at Greenfield High School.
Rehearsals are on Saturdays during the school year from September – May at Greenfield High School, from 1-3pm.
The audition fee is $20. You may pay by sending payment to the PVS office, or by bringing payment on the day of the audition. Checks may be made out to Pioneer Valley Symphony with the your child’s name and PVSYO in the memo line.
Tuition for the season is $200 ($100 if joining in the Spring). If accepted into the youth orchestra, your audition fee will be credited to your tuition.
Applications for financial assistance are available to all accepted students. For more information, email us.
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-773-1664.