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Symphonic Winds

Symphonic Winds is a wind ensemble of intermediate to advanced wind, brass, and percussion musicians. Symphonic Winds explores the breadth of wind band literature, performing fun and challenging repertoire.

For the weekly rehearsal schedule, click here.

Tuition is not refundable.

Meet the Conductor
A native of the Central Valley in California, Miss Grisso taught band for 26 years, fourth through eighth grade, in her hometown of Wasco. She received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the University of Southern California where she studied with Roger Stevens, principal flute of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Miss Grisso currently performs with the SLO Winds, Orchestra Novo, SLO Master Chorale, and Central Coast Gilbert & Sullivan. Miriam takes great pride in being one of the first women in the USC Marching Band in 1971. She enjoys watching USC Trojan football and LA Dodgers baseball, sewing Christmas decorations, and driving her beloved lavender 1931 Ford Model A.

News & Announcements

YS Winter Concert

Youth Symphony Winter Concert will be taking place on Monday, December 9, 2019 at New Life Community Church in Pismo Beach. The concert begins at 6 PM and doors open at 5:30 PM. Tickets are now available for purchase.

YS Finale Concert Tickets

Youth Symphony will be having the Finale Concert on SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2019 @ 4 PM. Tickets are now on sale! Get your tickets today by visiting the Performing Arts Center website (click here). This concert will feature Concert Orchestra, Academy String Orchestra, Symphonic Winds, and Preparatory Strings! There will also be a special performance…

Spring Concert Tickets

Youth Symphony will be having the Spring Concert on SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2019 @ 4 PM. Tickets are now on sale! Get your tickets today by visiting the Clark Center Performing Arts website (click here). This concert will feature Concert Orchestra and concerto competition winners Julia Zielke (flute) and Derek Gong (trumpet), Academy String Orchestra,…