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YO-50: The 50th Anniversary of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

Help us celebrate 50 years of music by attending one of our concerts this season:

FOREST PARK CONCERT

September 12, 2019

Members of the YO Brass section joined the SLSO for this fun concert to kick off the 19/20 Season. 

YOUTH ORCHESTRA PERFORMS LA MER

November 17, 2019

Be a part of the celebration by joining us for our first concert of the 2019/2020 season. 
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YO-50 ALUMNI PLAY-IN & OPEN HOUSE

January 11, 2020

Reconnect with old friends and relive your days on stage at Powell Hall! Join us for an afternoon of music and memories as we rehearse and perform a concert together under the direction of Kevin McBeth. 

ALUMNI play-in and open house information

  

YOUTH ORCHESTRA CONCERT No. 2

March 15, 2020

The St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra celebrates its 50th Anniversary with an inspiring program led by Music Director Gemma New and special guest, SLSO Music Director Stéphane Denève.

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YOUTH ORCHESTRA PERFORMS - FROM THE TOP!

May 31, 2020

Our final concert of the 19/20 season will be one unlike any other!
The YO will take the national stage as featured guests on the acclaimed NPR program,  From the Top. Known for showcasing the most talented young musicians from across the country, this program will feature:  

  • Instrumental Soloists
  • Chamber Music 
  • Debut of a new composition written by the founder of the YO, Leonard Slatkin 
  • And of course, magnificient orchestral selections performed by the full YO

You won’t want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of this special performance. 

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Support the SLSYO

For half a century, the SLSYO has provided exceptional musical opportunities to the students in our region. Help us celebrate this milestone anniversary by donating $50 to honor 50 years of excellence. 

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