Ensembles in Southeast Michigan that provide experience for young musicians.
Oakland Youth Orchestra: An excellent organization which provides several ensembles for students at different levels of achievement. Also sponsors solo competitions.
Civic Youth Ensembles: The Detroit Symphony Civic Youth Ensembles have established themselves as Michigan’s most comprehensive pre-professional training program for orchestra, chamber, wind and jazz musicians, and as a model for similar programs throughout the nation.
Livonia Youth Symphony Orchestras: Operates several ensembles.
Michigan Youth Ensembles: Sponsored by the University of Michigan
Zenith Brass Ensemble: Large all-brass ensemble, rehearses in Troy
Metropolitan Youth Symphony: Rehearses at North Farmington High School right here in Farmington Hills!
Flint Institute of Music Youth Ensembles: Part of the Flint Institute of Music, parent organization of the Flint Symphony