Welcome to the San Diego Youth Symphony Alumni Association!

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory's Alumni Asociation is a great way to stay in touch with everything we are doing and to find out how you can get involved! If you are just coming back to check on us, please tell us what you have been up to: fill out the form here. We love sharing stories about our alumni with current students and friends. 

Also we will fill you in on what other alums are up to, the latest SDYS news and cool upcoming alumni events. Your information will be kept strictly confidential.

Sign up for our Alumni Association at www.sdys.org/alumni/connect

If you would also like to join our SDYS Alumni Association Committee, email us at alumni@sdys.org 

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Alumni News & Stories

 In case you haven't heard, San Diego Youth Symphony is touring China this summer! The Beijing concert will be at the Forbidden City Concert Hall, home of the China Philharmonic, as the kickoff...
This month we interviewed Emily Shen who began playing violin with SDYS in 1981 and traveled alongside other SDYS musicians on the tour through China. Learn more about her China Tour experience,...
It's the holiday season and to kick it off, we sat down with SDYS alum Jonathan Piper, education manager for La Jolla Music Society, to learn more about his jug band, how music keeps him sane, why...
    We recently caught up with Sophie Graf, a harpist and SDYS alum from 2010 - 2012. A current junior at Duquesne University, learn more about her recent award win, her...
A recap of SDYS Alumni Association's first year! Don't miss out on next year. Sign up at www.sdys.org/alumni SDYS Alumni Association: Celebrating...
This month we were thrilled to find out that Alum Alex Wong is interning at VH1 Save The Music Foundation whilst studying for his degree at NYU. SDYS began a partnership with VHI Save The Music...
Carnegie orchestra and tour, with eyes on conservatories By Pam Kragen Del Sur — When he was in fourth grade, Carlos Aguilar remembers the longing he felt when he saw other students...
SDYS Bassoonist 2007-13 - Principal Bassoonist 2012-2013  This month we caught up with Alumni Alexander Wells who has created a new App with his college roommate that generates sheet...
SDYS French Horn 2000 to 2005 This month we caught up with SDYS Alumni Greg Hix (2000-2005) who just performed with Yo-Yo Ma as part of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago's project the "...
Continuing our Alumni Spotlight series, we spoke with Tanya Solomon, a former SDYS violinist from the 1990's, to see what she is up to today. The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory was a great...
We asked our alums what they've been up to since they played with the San Diego Youth Symphony. Read on to see where they are now. If you would like to share what you've been up to since your...
We recently caught up with a few San Diego Youth Symphony alums to ask them to share some of their favorite memories from their time at SDYS. Read on to see how friendships, travel and their love of...
  In our second installment of our Alumni Spotlight series, we spoke with Janet Hwu, a former SDYS violinist from 2000-2005, to see what she is up to today. Learn more about her cool job at...
We sat down with Jessica Reinis, a flutist who played with the San Diego Youth Symphony (SDYS) Philharmonia and the Symphonic Orchestra from 2000 to 2005, to see what she’s been up to since she...