Katy Youth Symphony

Katy Youth Symphony has returned for the 2021-22 school year and it is time for auditions!

In-Person Auditions Have Concluded.

We are still accepting
pre-recorded video auditions.


Students grades 4-12 in the West Houston area whether from public, private, or home based school environments are welcome to register. A minimum of 2-years experience is recommended on your string instrument. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in their public school orchestra for a minimum of 2 semesters during the current school year if an orchestra is available in their school district.



Co-directed By:

Matt Tavilson & Emory Daniel


Mondays, Oct 4– May 24
SINFONIA: 6 - 7:00 pm
PHILHARMONIC: 6 - 7:30pm

Mondays, Oct 18– May 24
CELLO CHOIR: 6 - 7:00 pm

Patricia E. Paetow High School
23111 Stockdick School Rd, Katy, TX 77493

Time will be taken off over the Holidays:
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Participation Fee covers the cost of director, rehearsals, sectional coaches, facility rental and performance music.

Cello Choir Tuition is $320 per season
Sinfonia Tuition is $320 per season
Philharmoniv Tuition is $420 per season

KatyYS provides limited scholarships for those needing financial assistance.

Students will provide their own professional black and white concert attire for the performances.