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.
HYS welcomes students ages 7-18 from all islands, and beyond.
From beginning classes to our top Youth Symphony I orchestra, HYS offers a wide range of music making opportunities.
Explore activities by summer season and academic season; we are active all 12 months of the year.
HYS is just part of a richly musical community. Learn about our partners, who also make Hawaii home.
News of Note
Hawaii Youth Symphony (HYS) will be kicking off the fall season on a high
KAUNAKAKAI (July 18, 2018) – In partnership with Kaunakakai Elementary School teacher Bob Underwood,
HAWAII YOUTH SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES RANDY WONG AS PRESIDENT HYS Congratulates Upcoming Director of Finance, Carol
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.
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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!