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COVID-19 Relief Response: Join Us!

All SMYO programming has been moved onto a virtual platform; we're meeting weekly and would love for you to join us!

  • Sundays with SMYO
  • Tuesday Mariachi
  • Tuesday Chinese Ensemble

All programs are tuition-free and open. 



Support Us

We need your help now more than ever!

Support SMYO by making a tax-deductible donation. Donations can be made: 

--Venmo @ShabFasa-SMYO, with "Donation" in the memo line.

--Online using a credit card 

--Mail a check to:

Santa Monica Youth Orchestra
PO Box 128
Santa Monica CA 90406




The Santa Monica Youth Orchestra provides a welcoming, diverse, inclusive, integrative music program that engages young people, ages 6-18, from all cultural and economic backgrounds. Through its programs, it seeks to bridge economic divisions and cultural boundaries and foster personal and social change.


SMYO is committed to:

• excellence in music instruction

• free participation in the Sunday programs

• economic and cultural diversity among participants

• cultural diversity within the repertoire

• student progress and attainment of skills

• parent and family involvement

• creating an environment in which students experience personal development and social interaction through their participation.

Santa Monica Youth Orchestra (310)985-3439