Schedule Abstract for 2019-20 Season

Before you request an audition, please review the current season schedule below to understand the time commitment required to participate in the SFSYO.  All rehearsals and concerts take place at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, unless otherwise indicated.

Current audition application deadline is April 1, 2020 to be considered for the 2020-21 season.  Applications for Spring Auditions may still be considered for a mid-season audition on a case-by-case basis.


  • November 9, 2019
  • November 17, 2019
  • December 15, 2019
  • January 19, 2020
  • March 7, 2020
  • March 15, 2020
  •  April 4, 2020
  • May 2, 2020
  • May 10, 2020

Rehearsal Schedule

  • Saturdays, 1-5pm, September 21, 2019 - May 9, 2020
  • Weekday evening rehearsals - Various dates totalling appx. 8ct.
  • Intensive rehearsal weekends:
    • October 26-27, 2019
    • March 28-29, 2020
  • First Rehearsal
    • September 21, 2019

>View or print our audition requirements


To request hard copies of audition excerpts:  
(415) 503-5350


Please include your name along with the name and instrument of the young musician for which you are inquiring in all email and phone messages.  We cannot provide accurate and prompt replies without this information.

Jason Pyszkowski
Associate Director - Youth Orchestra Program

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