The amazing and beautiful (Bello) sounds that are produced by the ensembles in this level during each performance truly earn this program its title. Members are held to the highest standards musically and technically.
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San Diego Premier Symphony
San Diego Select Wind Ensemble
San Diego Grand Symphony*
San Diego Grand Wind Philharmonic*
(NYO New Youth Orchestra program and band program is not just a neighborhood music school, it is considered to be one of the nations top music schools. Join us and experience music success)
We set the bar to excellent (Ottimo) as members are required to perform at a very high level both individually and as a group. They will refine and master advanced musical and technical skills as they are introduced to repertoire that has been selected to challenge and inspire.
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Elite Wind Ensemble
Elite Philharmonic *
Elite Wind Philharmonic*
Growing (Crescente) rapidly as young musicians with great habits and high expectations, here members greatly increase their knowledge and understanding of ensemble performance. This level is a critical bridge for those who want to catapult into the higher ensembles.
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Junior Elite Symphony
Junior Elite Philharmonic*
This is a very important beginning (Inizio) point for serious young musicians. We accept motivated students who have some experience performing on their instruments and train them to fully understand the most basic concepts of orchestral performance.
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Tuition Rates for all NYO Program Level Memberships