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Youth Training Orchestras


Youth Training Orchestras is an innovative, educational method developed for current music students. Using the Broadway Pit orchestra format, and playing both modern and classical musics, YTO teaches both the science of music and the skills needed to be a working professional musician in today's market. YTO is inspired by the Juilliard School's and Mannes Conservatory's Pre-college divisions, providing advanced and thorough music training for dedicated youth.

Fall Concert 2023

Students' Choices

A concert of students' favorite pieces of music rescored for YTO's 16-part method and accompanied by dance. From Metallica to Mozart, Tchaikovsky to Taylor Swift, YTO can play it all. Students imaginations come together to create a collage of sounds and movement.

Spring Concert 2024

Pied Piper - Original Ballet

Nunzio Sisto creates a colorful score out of Edvard Grieg's Lyric Pieces setting the tale of the Pied Piper.

Coachella Valley/ Cathedral City

Saturdays 9:00 - 11:00 am 

MaryPickford Theatre, Cathedral City


9/16 Orientation

(non rehearsal day [9:00 -9:30]

9/23, 30

10/7, 14, 21, 28

11/4, 11, 18, 25

12/2, 9

Concert: 12/6


2/10, 24

3/2, 9, 16, 23

4/13, 20, 27

5/4, 11, 18, 25

Concert: 6/tbd

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