The Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program provides students with a high quality music education, instills an emotional connection and lifelong passion for music, fosters a diverse community of musicians, and offers outstanding symphonic performance opportunities for students to share their musical gifts with the community.


- Instill life-long values of responsibility, accountability, teamwork, problem solving, creativity and cultural appreciation in students from all economic and social backgrounds
- Develop the next generation of professionals and community leaders through achieving excellence in the study and performance of symphonic music
- Support music education in the Albuquerque area through collaboration with local music educators, school music programs and arts organizations
- Strengthen the foundation of our community by enriching the quality of life and adding to the vibrancy of our diverse culture in New Mexico