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YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles)

The LA Phil and its community partners provide free instruments, intensive music training and academic support to students from low income and underserved neighborhoods as part of YOLA.

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Neighborhood Concerts

The LA Phil performs beyond Walt Disney Concert Hall, sharing world-class music to neighborhoods across Los Angeles.

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Toyota Symphonies for Youth

These family friendly concerts make music come alive for children, exposing them to the magic of performance and inspiring them to explore new worlds. Pre-concert activities, including art-making, singing, dancing, and story-telling, open these fun-filled and thrilling events.

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Symphonies for Schools
Supported by The Walt Disney Company

The LA Phil transforms the student experience by offering access to exceptional musicians, a renowned orchestra and a concert hall that ranks among the finest across the globe. 

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Invited Rehearsals

The LA Phil offers a rare glimpse into its creative process as secondary music students and teachers participate in an interactive workshop and watch the orchestra prepare for a concert performance.

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Nancy and Barry Sanders Composer Fellowship Program

The Nancy and Barry Sanders Composer Fellowship Program immerses high school-age composers in a unique, multi-year initiative to focus on their craft and hear their works performed live by the LA Phil or other professional ensembles.

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Student Discounts

The LA Phil offers full-time high school and college students significant savings on concert tickets, allowing them to hear world-class music at an affordable price.

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United Airlines is the Official Airline Sponsor of LA Phil’s Education Initiatives. 

Thank you to our Supporters

There would be no YOLA without the loyal donors, partners, and friends who have championed the program from its outset and fostered 10 years of remarkable success. Thank you!