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Student Orchestras & Chamber Groups

Listed in order from North to South

The Santa Barbara Youth Symphony
Director: Andy Radford, Ages: 6-21, Levels: all, Rehearsal Schedule: Sunday 6-8:30
Contact Info: Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, Jan Gilbert ; for preparatory groups Nancy Renshaw , College Credit: no, Summer Session Available: no

The Ojai Youth Symphony
a) The Ojai Youth Symphony, b) Sinfonia, and c) Ojai Strings
Directors: Andy Radford and Amy Hagen, Ages: 6-21, Levels: all, Rehearsal Schedule: Monday 6:30-8:30, 5:15-6:15, 4:00-5:00
Contact Info: Ojai Youth Symphony , College Credit: no, Summer Session Available no

Ventura College Community Orchestra
Director: Robert Lawson, Ages: 14-adult, Levels: 6-advanced, Rehearsal Schedule: Tuesday 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Contact Info: Ventura County Community College District (no specific site for orchestra), College Credit: yes, Summer Session Available: no

The Moorpark Symphony Orchestra
Director: Dr. James Song, Ages: 14-adult, Levels: 6-advanced, Rehearsal Schedule: Thursday 7:00-9:30
Contact Info: Moorpark Symphony Orchestra, College Credit: yes, Summer Session Available: yes

Sunset Hills Strings, Thousand Oaks (chamber music)
Director: Diana Ray-Goodman, Ages: all, Levels: all, Rehearsal Schedule: Tuesday or Sunday evenings depending on ability level
Contact Info: , , College Credit: no, Summer Session Available: yes

Junior Chamber Music, Thousand Oaks (chamber music)
Director: Elise Goodman, Ages: all, Levels: all, Rehearsal Schedule: variable
Contact Info: Junior Chamber Music, , , College Credit: no, Summer Session Available: no

Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras, Thousand Oaks
Director: Bill Benson and Karen Sanchez, Ages: 6-21, Levels: all, Rehearsal Schedule: Thursday afternoon or evening
Contact Info: Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras, , College Credit: no, Summer Session Available: no

CSUN Youth Orchestras, Northridge
Directors: Dr. John Roscigno, Ed Kawakami, Ben Stokes, Kim Kilgore, Ages: 6-18, Levels: 1-advanced, Rehearsal Schedule: Monday or Sunday
Contact Info: CSUN Youth Orchestras, College Credit: no, Summer Session Available: no