The Organization provides opportunities for young artists in Ventura County and its surrounding areas, to perform with a professional orchestra in front of a live audience. 

It provides educational and culturally enriching experiences for the communities it serves.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Edward Francis to receive posthumous award

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – On Thursday, October 19, 2017, The City of Thousand Oaks Cultural Affairs Commission will honor Michael Pearce, Tish Greenwood, Edward Francis, and Young Artists Ensemble for their work in the arts. The event will take place at 7:00pm in the Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre, at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362. The free event will be followed by a light reception. The Excellence in the Arts Awards are designed to honor and celebrate persons and organizations which contribute to the vibrancy of the arts and culture and increase access to arts experiences in Thousand Oaks. Also presented that evening, and still to be announced, is The Mayor’s Award, granted to a recipient chosen at the discretion of the current Mayor of Thousand Oaks, Claudia Bill de-la Peña.

EDUCATIONAL and PERFORMANCE PROGRAMS

Registration to the 2017-18 Appassionata Education Program is now open.

Read the program content and register in the “Educational Program" page

Also open

The Young artist Concerto Competition Application

Deadline Nov 4 2017

Conditions and Registration form HERE

Save the Date for the Next concerts

Opus 50

January 12, 7:30 pm, Camarillo United Methodist Church

January 14, 2:30pm Scherr Forum Theatre Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

Opus 51

April 20, 7:30 pm, Camarillo United Methodist Church

April 22, 2:30pm Scherr Forum Theatre Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

Opus 52

July 20, 7:30 pm, Camarillo United Methodist Church

July 22, 2:30pm Scherr Forum Theatre Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

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