Summer 2019

The 2019/20 season will kick off in October at Royce Hall, but between now and then, here are some places you can see AYS Musicians this summer:

String Quartet at Tree People
June 23, 2019

Sunday, June 23, "Once Upon a Canyon Night" Concert Series

Tree People, 12601 Mulholland Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210


Anna Kouchnerov, Violin
Jessi Livermore, Violin
Anna Vosbigian, Viola
Alex Thompson-Sánchez, Cello

Programmed by Anna Vosbigian, the 2019 American Youth Symphony “Musician Citizen” Fellow, the quartet will perform a selection of string quartets, duets, and trios, written by female composers throughout history. The program includes:

Amy BEACH: Quartet for Strings (13 min)
Rebecca CLARKE: Comodo et amabile (9 min)
Poem (8 min)
Lullaby and Grotesque for viola & cello (6 min)
Kaija SAARIAHO: Cloud Trio for violin, viola & cello (16 min)

Tickets for the “Once Upon a Canyon Night” series support Tree People’s mission to inspire, engage and support people to take personal responsibility for the urban environment. 

Reservations for this event are now available at:

Family Music Festival
Fall 2019

Date TBA, Fall 2019 -- AYS Family Music Festival

A Place Called Home, 2830 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90011

AYS is partnering with South LA community center, A Place Called Home, to bring classical music to new places and first-time audiences. The festival will feature small AYS ensembles performing classical and contemporary chamber music, along with fun arrangements of popular songs, and original works by our orchestra members. This day of music will also include performances by local instrumental musicians outside of AYS, coming from a variety of musical backgrounds. Arts & crafts and an instrument petting zoo make this a can’t-miss event for families and kids who want to learn more about classical music!


No Reservations Necessary