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Santa Rosa Symphony Debut Youth Orchestra


For beginning to intermediate players 8 yrs -15 yrs

Saturdays 9:15 AM -10:45 AM
September - May 

The Debut Youth Orchestra was formed as the Preparatory Orchestra under the direction of Jack Murphy in 1977. It is currently conducted by Matt Bringedahl.

The Santa Rosa Symphony Debut Youth Orchestra provides a solid foundation for younger students to learn to play within a full orchestra under the direction of a professional conductor. Students learn to follow the lead of a conductor, understand music notation, style and gain experience performing before live audiences. To qualify, students must have played their instrument for a minimum of two years. Some prior ensemble training or experience in a performing group is also desirable. Debut students typically may be as old as 15 years. It is strongly recommended that all members be studying their instrument with a private teacher and practice their instrument regularly.

Interested in hearing Debut Youth Orchestra in concert? Click here to view DYO playing Radetzky March by Johann Strauss Sr.

Auditions & Membership



We gratefully acknowledge the generous contributions from the following:

Santa Rosa Symphony Debut Youth Orchestra sponsored by Gordon Blumenfeld
Savannah Hill Music Scholarship Fund


Photos by Susan and Neil Silverman Photography

Contact Us

Administrative Office:
50 Santa Rosa Ave
Suite 410
Santa Rosa CA 95404
Phone:  (707) 546-7097

Patron Services | Box Office:
Phone: (707) 546-8742


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