Concert Season 2018–2019

Youth Symphony Fall 2018 Concert

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 3 p.m.
UC Santa Cruz Recital Hall
Age 18 and under, free admission
Adults $15, Seniors $10, available online or at the door


  • Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Violins and Cello
  • Vittorio Monti: Czardas (soloist Xander Lee, age 13, violin)
  • Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished Symphony)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Wasps Overture
  • Sarang Kim: Concerto for Korean Instruments (World premiere of a commissioned piece!)
  • Edward Elgar: Nimrod, from Enigma Variations
  • Georges Bizet: L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2

Family Concert with the Santa Cruz Symphony

Sunday, March 10, 2019, 2 p.m.
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Tickets for the Family Concert may be purchased online from the Santa Cruz Symphony, or at the door

Outreach Concerts with the Santa Cruz Symphony

Monday, March 11, 2019, 9:30 a.m., Henry Mello Center, Watsonville
Thursday, March 14, 2019, 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz
Students from throughout Santa Cruz County will attend these concerts for free

Youth Symphony Spring 2019 Concert

Sunday, May 19, 2019, 7 p.m.
Peace United Church, 900 High Street, Santa Cruz
Age 18 and under, free admission
Adults $15, Seniors $10, available online (soon) or at the door

Chamber Music Academy Performances

CMA Concert One
Saturday, January 19, 2019, 3 p.m.
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 125 Canterbury Drive, Aptos

  • Music by Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Jacques Ibert, and more
  • Ensembles include a string quartet, a string trio, a piano trio, and a woodwind trio
  • A reception after the concert
  • Free admission

CMA Concert Two
May 2019 (details coming soon)

The Fourtes
CMA’s violin quartet, The Fourtes, will also perform at the Youth Symphony’s concerts in November and May (details above)



Purchase tickets online for our upcoming concerts:

Note: Tickets for the Family Concert on March 10, 2019 with the Santa Cruz Symphony may be purchased online from the Santa Cruz Symphony, or at the door.

Tickets can also be purchased at the door for each of our concerts.

Age 18 and under, free admission!
Adults $15
Seniors $10
College Students $5

Thanks for your support!