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Tacoma Youth Symphony

The Tacoma Youth Symphony is the premier performance orchestra of the Tacoma Youth Symphony Association.

The Tacoma Youth Symphony is the premier performance orchestra of the Tacoma Youth Symphony Association. Conducted by our Music Director, Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs, this nationally renowned orchestra performs three professional repertoire concerts annually in the historic Rialto Theater in downtown Tacoma. Numerous additional performances provide further opportunities for Puget Sound audiences to enjoy this orchestra, including Education Concerts for elementary school audiences and the popular Costume Concert featuring music from the big screen.

Please direct all schedule and emergency absence information to your Rehearsal Assistant and not the TYSA office. Absences must have a completed Request Form turned in.

Concert Dress for TYS Participants

Ladies
  • Black dress (style name: Angelique from Tuxedo Wholesaler), black dress shoes (no sneakers), and black hose.
  • Black blouse (style name: Angela from Tuxedo Wholesaler), with black dress slacks, black dress shoes (no sneakers), and black hose/socks.
  • Black tuxedo shirt with black dress slacks (no jeans or leggings), black dress shoes (no sneakers), and black hose/socks.
Gentlemen
  • Black suit or tuxedo, white long-sleeved tuxedo shirt, black bow tie, black cummerbund, black dress shoes (no sneakers), and black socks.
  • Black tuxedo shirt with black dress slacks (no jeans or leggings), black dress shoes (no sneakers), and black hose/socks.
Non-Binary
  • Black tuxedo shirt with black dress slacks (no jeans or leggings), black dress shoes (no sneakers), and black socks.

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