general information

The Salina Youth Symphony Program offers the opportunity for area youth to participate in professionally directed youth orchestras comprised of students dedicated to fine music making. Members are dedicated to rehearsing most Saturday mornings throughout the school year to prepare for two formal concerts at the Stiefel Theatre.

The Youth Symphony Program involves more than 170 students in the following three orchestras:

  • Youth Symphony—advanced full orchestra conducted by Ken Hakoda
  • Junior Youth Symphony—intermediate full orchestra conducted by Henry Littich
  • Preparatory Youth Orchestra—beginning string ensemble conducted by Lindsay Modin


Auditions for the 2014-2015 season will be held Aug. 23 & 24 in Pioneer Hall on the campus of Kansas Wesleyan University. Please click on the links below for more information:

Program Information & Policies

Audition Information

Audition Form (please print, complete and bring with you to auditions)

New this year! Register below for an audition time:

Register here

Please note: If you do not sign up for an audition time, please plan to wait for an available time on audition day.





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