A Community Treasure

                          Tacoma Youth Symphony Association



The Tacoma Young Artists Orchestra is conducted by Dale Johnson.  TYAO performs three regular concerts each season in the Rialto Theater and Urban Grace Church as well as a school tour and "runout" concerts to more distant venues.

For the 2020-2021 season TYAO and TJYS will be a combined orchestra conducted by Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs


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Rehearsal Schedule

Direct all schedule and emergency absence information to your Rehearsal Assistant and not the TYSA office.
Absences must have a completed Request Form turned in




Concert Dress for TYAO Participants
Ladies:  Black Dress--"Angelique Preferred Fabric" purchased from www.tuxedowholesaler.com.  Black pantyhose, black dress shoes and no jewelry.
Gentlemen:  Black Tuxedo, white long-sleeved tuxedo shirt, black bow tie, black cummerbund, black socks, black dress shoes

Tacoma young artists orchestra