Youth Programs

Youth Orchestra

The Mission of the San Juan Symphony Youth Orchestras (SJSYO) is to provide an inspiring orchestral experience for the youth of Durango, Bayfield, Farmington, Pagosa Springs, Cortez and surrounding areas, while further enriching the arts communities of the Four Corners. SJSYO is the only youth symphony organization in the Four Corners area, and its members receive an exceptional educational experience under the guidance of the region’s finest musical performers and educators.

SJSYO Casey Concerto 045-rw
Peter and the Wolf 2 026-r

Youth Education

In addition to the Youth Orchestra program, the San Juan Symphony’s Youth Education program provides opportunities for music students to participate in our subscription concerts and arranges an annual Side-By-Side concert where area school students are featured on stage with the symphony for a portion of the program.

Side by Side Concerts

The Education program arranges an annual Side-By-Side concert where area school students are featured on stage with the symphony for a portion of the program. The Side-by-Side includes additional coachings and rehearsals with symphony musicians.

Thomas Teaching
Shelley and Rubie

Family Concerts and Instrument Petting Zoo

Come join the fun as we engage in fun, family oriented concerts and an interactive instrument petting zoo where kids can become familiar with all different sorts of instruments and inspire their own creativity!

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