Category: Blog

Musician Spotlight: Angela Marvin

AYS cellist Angela Marvin joins the AYS string ensemble for the Fall Concert on November 1st, the first time playing together as an ensemble since ….

Musician Spotlight: Jeremy Davis

July 31st is Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day and we wanted to highlight our Principal Percussionist, Jeremy Davis and hear about what unique instruments he enjoys ….

Found Sounds From around Your Home

Singing Straws, Egg Carton Maracas and Tin Can Drum American Youth Symphony’s 55th season was inspired by the natural world and claimed this season to ….

Four Incredible Women of AYS

March is Women’s History Month and we wanted to take the time to highlight four incredible women of American Youth Symphony who inspire us. Since ….

Reflections on a Year of Women

By Tara Aesquivel, Executive Director of American Youth Symphony The American Youth Symphony adopted a theme for its 2018/19 season: The Year of the Woman.  It ….

Kris Bowers: For A Younger Self

On February 8, 2020 American Youth Symphony returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall with works from Kris Bowers, Jennifer Higdon, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Maurice Ravel. ….