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MAKING MUSIC IS A RIGHT, NOT A PRIVILEGE

The HYS’ mission is to help youth develop to their fullest potential through orchestral music, in the setting of our Islands' unique culture.

STUDENTS

HYS welcomes students ages 7-18 from all islands, and beyond.

PROGRAMS

From beginning classes to our top Youth Symphony I orchestra, HYS offers a wide range of music making opportunities.

SEASON

Explore activities by summer season and academic season; we are active all 12 months of the year.

COMMUNITY

HYS is just part of a richly musical community. Learn about our partners, who also make Hawaii home.

News of Note

Introducing Dr. John Devlin!

On behalf of the Board of Directors, Hawaii Youth Symphony is pleased to introduce Dr. John Devlin as its fourth Music Director, the Conductor of Youth Symphony I, and the Artistic Director of the Pacific Music Institute. Dr. Devlin succeeds Mr. Henry Miyamura, who served as HYS Music Director for over 30 years.

Read the full announcement

GET NOTIFIED WHEN
IT’S TIME TO BID IN THE AUCTION

Mobile Bidding Opens October 26

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Countdown to Great Shopping!

We invite all supporters to participate in our annual Silent Auction. Popular items include hotel getaways, restaurant gift certificates, live concert experiences, spa services, and more. All proceeds support our vision of making music a right, not a privilege. The auction opens online at 10:00 am, Friday, October 26, and closes at 6:45 pm, Sunday, November 4. Happy bidding and good luck!

The Silent Auction opens October 26!

Upcoming Events

October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blaisdell Concert Hall
November 4, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hilton Hawaiian Village
December 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Blaisdell Concert Hall