NYO New Youth Orchestra Program - San Diego's Top Music Schools

Bello Level, for Exceptional Performers

The amazing and beautiful (Bello) sounds that are produced by the ensembles in this level during each performance truly earn this program its title. Members are held to the highest standards musically and technically. 

Visit the Bello level ensembles page

Core Ensembles:

San Diego Premier Symphony

San Diego Select Wind Ensemble

Special Event Ensembles:

San Diego Grand Symphony*

San Diego Grand Wind Philharmonic*

Chamber Orchestra*

(NYO New Youth Orchestra training program is not just a neighborhood music school, it is considered to be one of the nations top music schools. Join us and experience music success)

Ottimo Level, for Advanced Performers

We set the bar to excellent (Ottimo) as members are required to perform at a very high level both individually and as a group.  They will refine and master advanced musical and technical skills as they are introduced to repertoire that has been selected to challenge and inspire.

Visit the Ottimo level ensembles page

Core Ensembles:

Elite Symphony

Elite Wind Ensemble

Special Event Ensembles:

Elite Philharmonic *

Elite Wind Philharmonic*

Crecente Level, for High-Intermediate Performers

Growing (Crescente) rapidly as young musicians with great habits and high expectations, here members greatly increase their knowledge and understanding of ensemble performance. This level is a critical bridge for those who want to catapult into the higher ensembles. 

Visit the Crescente level ensembles page

Core Ensembles:

Junior Elite Symphony
Concert Band

Special Event Ensembles:

Junior Elite Philharmonic*

Inizio Level, for Intermediate Performers

This is a very important beginning (Inizio) point for serious young musicians. We accept motivated students who have some experience performing on their instruments and train them to fully understand the most basic concepts of orchestral performance.

Visit the Inizio level ensembles page

Core Ensembles:

Orchestra 1

Band 1

Special Event Ensembles:

Philharmonic 1*

Tuition Pricing - Call 617-680-6234 for more information

Tuition Rates for all NYO Program Level Memberships


  • Full Season Membership for Continuing Members $750.00

  • Full Season Membership for New Members $500.00

  • Mid-Season Membership for New Members $250