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2016 – 2017 Season – Register Now!


VYMA’s 2016-2017 Season is open for registration. We offer orchestral and chamber programs for all levels of young musicians. Click a program below to learn more. Beginning String Orchestra Intermediate Youth Orchestra Advanced Chamber Orchestra Chamber Music Program

Winter Concert 2016

Winter Concert 2012

Please join VYMA families and friends at Thorne Hall for a fantastic Winter Concert! Saturday, December 17th at 3pm Thorne Hall Occidental College 1600 Campus Rd. Los Angeles Save Save

Concert Highlights


Click images below to view clips. Be sure to choose the highest resolution for the best sound and video quality. String Orchestra Youth Orchestra Chamber Orchestra

Our Name

We chose the term Verdugo as an all-inclusive reference to the original Verdugo Rancho that covered the area from the San Gabriel to the San Fernando Valleys in Southern California. ¬†We chose this name specifically to encompass the myriad communities we serve. Our VYMA Music Project focuses entirely on Pasadena, but our Youth Orchestra programs draw young musicians from all across the region representing 47 schools from 18 Southern California communities, including: Arcadia Burbank Eagle Rock Glendale La Canada La Crescenta Los Angeles Monrovia Pasadena San Gabriel San Marino South Pasadena Sunland Tujunga  Read More

Pasadena Community Foundation