The Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestras (PYSO) consists of seven ensembles for musicians of all levels.

Students must audition into the Prelude Strings, String Orchestra, Overture Strings, Wind Ensemble, Symphony, Sinfonia and Philharmonic. These seven ensembles serve students in grades 6-12.

Our All City Orchestra strings ensemble is only eligible to students in the Pasadena Unified School District in the grades 3-6 who are enrolled in their school music program.

Click here for a chart with all of our ensemble expectations and requirements.