Surrey Youth Orchestra delivers weekly music programs three orchestra levels - the Junior Strings (starting at age 8), Intermediate Orchestra (starting at age 11), and Senior Orchestra (starting at age 13).  

Young musicians from across Metro Vancouver are invited to audition for orchestra placement. Visit our Auditions page for more information on how to book your audition.

Rehearsals are located at Surrey Christian High School and held every Saturday from September 9 2017 - May 12 2018 (No rehearsals Dec 16, 23 & 30; March 24 & 30).  


Rehearsal Times:

Junior Strings 9:30am - 11:00am    Conductor Andrea Taylor

Intermediate Orchestra 10:00am - 12 noon   Conductor Ben Goheen

Senior Orchestra 9:30am - 12 noon   Conductor Joel Stobbe


Chamber Music Programs

We offer two weekend Chamber Music Workshops in the Fall and Spring in collaboration with the Langley Community Music School. Student chamber groups are formed by Chamber Program Director Joel Stobbe and are coached by members of the Borealis String Quartet and the Rose Gellert String Quartet.  

More information on dates for this coming season will be posted shortly on our Chamber Music Program page.

For more information on our auditions and orchestras, please click on the following links


Junior Strings

Intermediate Orchestra

Senior Orchestra