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2021/22 Season

Relive the magic of live music with American Youth Symphony

OPENING NIGHT CONCERT

Saturday, SEPT 25, 2021
7:00 PM
UCLA’s Royce Hall

Return to Royce Hall to hear the live AYS orchestra play an unforgettable program. AYS will welcome you back with Alberto Ginastera’s Variaciones Concertantes. More program information to be announced soon.

 

AYS members can now reserve tickets for AYS’ Opening Night as part of their member benefits to early access AYS concert reservations. If you are an AYS member, check your email for the access code to reserve tickets.

 

Tickets for the public open on Tuesday, September 7th. Tickets are available on a pay-what-you-can basis, ensuring anyone can attend.

 

HOLLYWOOD PROJECT CONCERT

Saturday, NOV 6, 2021
4:00 PM Concert | 7:00 PM Dinner
UCLA’s Royce Hall

AYS’ annual Hollywood Project concert returns to Royce Hall with a live-to-picture performance of DreamWorks’ How To Train Your Dragon, featuring composer John Powell’s ​​Oscar®-nominated score, and Mason Bates’ Philharmonia Fantastique, a 30-minute animated film that flies through the instruments of the orchestra to explore the age-old connection of creativity and technology. 

 

Tickets for the concert and benefit dinner will be available soon. Please check back here or signup for our e-newsletter for updates.

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LA PHIL PRESENTS SOUNDS ABOUT TOWN

Sunday, MAR 6, 2022
7:30 PM
Walt Disney Concert Hall

LA Phil Presents Sounds About Town with American Youth Symphony. Join us at the grand Walt Disney Concert Hall!

 

Tickets for the concert will be available later this season. Please check back here or signup for our e-newsletter for updates.

57th ANNUAL GALA

Saturday, APR 30, 2022
4:00 PM Concert | 7:00 PM Dinner
UCLA’s Royce Hall

Celebrate AYS’ 57th year with this fabulous concert! Concert program and ticketing for concert and benefit dinner coming soon.

Chamber Community Concerts

Join AYS in the community at our free chamber
community concert series!

Sunday, OCT 17, 2021 12:30pm

Concert in the Park with Elemental Music

Join AYS’ percussion ensemble for a music-filled afternoon in Santa Monica’s Douglas Park. This family-friendly concert will also include an instrument petting zoo 30 minutes before and after the concert provided by Elemental Music. 

Sunday, DEC 5, 2021

Concert in the Park with Elemental Music

Celebrate the holiday season with AYS’ Brass Quintet and Elemental Music at Santa Monica’s Tongva Park. More concert information to be announced soon.

JAN 2022

AYS at ESMOA for BLUE/S

FEB 2022

AYS Ensemble at A Place Called Home

Sunday, MAR 20, 2022

Concert in the Park with Elemental Music

Other community partners for the 2021/22 season include, Invertigo Dance Theatre’s Dancing Through Parkinson’s program, LACMA’s Sundays Live, Laemmle Live, and the Lowell Milken Fund for American Jewish Music.  Learn more about our community programs here.

 

These community concerts are made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. 

Photography Credits:

Header Image (from R to L): Alexander Mansour, Alexander Tu, Sierra Schmeltzer, Jeremy Davis, Sarah Bunch, Anne Ranzani, Moses Aubrey, photo by: Sea Sloat.

Opening Night Image: Anne Ranzani, photo by Sea Sloat

HollyWood Project Concert Image: © 2021 DWA LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Sounds About Town Image: Sarah Bunch, photo by Sea Sloat.

57th Annual Gala Image: Alexander Mansour, photo by Sea Sloat. 

Woodwind Ensemble Image: Photo taken at A Place Called Home, photo by Mandy Brockhaus.

Strings Ensemble Image: Photo taken at St James Episcopal Church, photo by Mandy Brockhaus.

Rooftop Image: Alexander Mansour, photo taken at ESMoA, photo by Mark Knight.