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COVID-19 Relief Response

SMYO is dedicated to keeping students connected and engaged through music and community. 

Although we cannot meet in person at the moment, we are continuing all weekly programs through virtual rehearsals. 

Please feel free to join us in any of our virtual, tuition-free programs! For more information email: or call Shab at (310) 985-3439.

(All rehearsal times are listed in Pacific Standard Time.) 

       -- Sundays with SMYO: 12:00-4:00pm

                -- 12-1pm: Prelude Orchestra, Choir

                -- 1-2pm: Youth Orchestra, Parent Guitar & Ukulele

                -- 2-2:30pm: Beginning Chinese Ensemble

                -- 2:30-3pm: Advanced Chinese Ensemble

                -- 3-4pm Symphonic Orchestra

       -- Tuesday Beginning Chinese Ensemble: 2:00-3:00pm

       -- Tuesday Mariachi Ensemble: 4:00-5:00pm


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.



Santa Monica Youth Orchestra (310)985-3439