Empowering Young MusiciansOver 60 years of symphonic education and performance that transforms young lives and enriches communities.
Joyfully Pursue Excellence
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Our programs are designed to be inclusive, fun, and challenging for young musicians to help them become all they can be – as an artist and as a person. At TYSA, you’ll find a second home among a supportive family who are deeply invested in your growth and success.
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Cultural Experience, Rooted in Community
Experience a new generation of musicians paying homage to the great classics in an epic symphonic performance. This is where the magic happens – and you can be part of it!
You Are The Symphony
Join TYSA and get the exciting opportunity to make friends with similar passions, create lifelong memories, perform in amazing venues across the US, and be part of something that will shape you forever.
Together, We Create One Sound
For over sixty years, the Tacoma Youth Symphony Association has been nationally recognized and respected for its exemplary musical education and artistic excellence. By using classical music as a common language, we bring diverse communities together and give youth skills they can take into any profession, anywhere in life. Though rooted in the tradition of classical music, we also create an environment that’s inclusive, playful, and daring!