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Youth Ensemble

Due to safety restrictions, Youth Ensemble registration has been suspended until Spring 2021. Please check back for details on our reopening. 

The Stony Brook Youth Ensemble is tailored for students ages 9-12 playing violin, viola, cello, and bass. The program seeks to build more confident and independent players through chamber music concepts applied in a chamber orchestra setting. 

Interested students should be at around NYSSMA Level 3 or higher and able to sightread music.


The Youth Ensemble meets at Stony Brook University on Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. There will one concert in December and one concert in May at the Staller Center for the Arts.


Fall Semester (September to December): $500
Spring Semester (January to May): $500
Full Year: $900

There are no additional fees or expenses required for the year.  Tuition also covers the cost of concerts and tickets to all events.