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Four Incredible Women of AYS

March is Women’s History Month and we wanted to take the time to highlight four incredible women of American Youth Symphony who inspire us. Since ….

Reflections on a Year of Women

By Tara Aesquivel, Executive Director of American Youth Symphony The American Youth Symphony adopted a theme for its 2018/19 season: The Year of the Woman.  It ….

Kris Bowers: For A Younger Self

On February 8, 2020 American Youth Symphony returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall with works from Kris Bowers, Jennifer Higdon, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Maurice Ravel. ….

Insights into Film Composing

Each season, American Youth Symphony (AYS) performs an annual Hollywood Project concert performing live-to-picture Hollywood’s most well-known scores from legendary film composers. In preparation for ….