Summer Symphony Camp

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Summer Symphony Camp Highlights

  • Seven orchestras of varying ability levels, including a wind ensemble and an advanced full orchestraSSC Logo
  • Theory, composition, conducting, and chamber music classes
  • Crafts and PE activities for junior camp division
  • Sectional coaching with outstanding camp faculty
  • Music in a wide variety of styles, including the popular Rockestra!
  • Multiple concert performances featuring all summer camp students, including a finale concert on June 23.

Camp Dates

June 12-23, 2017 (from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)


It is important for musicians to be present at all orchestra rehearsals. If a musician must miss a day of camp, please complete the following form as far in advance as possible.

Please click HERE to complete an Absence Notification Form


Any string player ages 8-18 with at least one year of experience on violin, viola, cello, or bass is eligible.

Any woodwind, brass, or percussion player ages 13-18 with at least two years of experience is eligible.

Camp Location

All campers will be on the campus of Saint Mary’s Hall for YOSA Summer Symphony Camp 2017.

Saint Mary’s Hall
9401 Starcrest Drive
San Antonio, TX 78217

Camp Cost

$465 (tuition assistance will be available to qualified applicants)

Register and pay a $75 deposit*. Registration is not complete until deposit is paid. If you already registered but have yet to pay, click HERE.

*deposit is non-refundable

Tuition Assistance

YOSA provides tuition assistance in the hope that no student will be turned away due to financial circumstances. Please email with any questions.

The deadline to apply for tuition assistance has passed. Notifications will be sent to those who applied no later than Friday, May 26.

Camp Faculty and Staff

Camp faculty is made up of Conductors, Teachers, and Teaching Assistants.

Conductors are comprised of established professionals in music with several years of expertise in music education.

Teachers are comprised of established professionals with several years of expertise in their given discipline.

Teaching Assistants are comprised of undergraduate and graduate students from all over the United States seeking careers in music education.

Camp Administration and Staff is made up of YOSA Directors and Camp Volunteers.

YOSA Directors are leaders in youth organizations in Texas with years of experience in programming and logistics.

Camp Volunteers are YOSA musicians / YOSA alumni who have graduated from high school and are hand-picked by the Camp Administrators.