Tacoma Youth Symphony Association

Tacoma young artists orchestra
A Community Treasure



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:  White long-sleeved tuxedo shirt (boys) available at www.tuxedowholesalers.com, long black skirt "Symphony Concert Skirt" purchased at www.tuxedowholesalers.com, black pantyhose, black dress shoes, no jewelry, cummerbund optional.

Gentlemen:  Black dress slacks, white long-sleeved tuxedo shirt available at www.tuxedowholesalers.com, black bow tie, black socks, black dress shoes, cummerbund optional.