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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

STAY CONNECTED

Ready to Learn Violin, Viola, Cello, or Bass?

We will soon be accepting students to our Beginning Strings Ensemble. No prior experience is necessary!

Registration begins on July 31—check back soon!

Upcoming Events

September 23, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Shirokiya Japan Village Walk
October 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Festa Italiana Hawaii
October 14, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Windward Mall