Portland Youth Philharmonic

It is the purpose of the Portland Youth Philharmonic Association to maintain the finest possible youth orchestras in order to inspire and educate young people through performing symphonic music and to provide a cultural asset for the community. PYP has two symphony orchestras, a chamber orchestra, a wind ensemble, and a string orchestra. Members range in age from 7 to 23, are accepted and seated solely according to ability, and come from 100 schools throughout Oregon and southwest Washington.