Youth Programs

Long Beach - Musique Sur La Mer Youth Orchestra Programs

The Long Beach - Musique Sur La Mer Youth Orchestras was founded in 2000 by Maestro Sudock. The youth programs include five orchestra experiences for musicians in elementary school through college-aged students from the Long Beach and surrounding Southern California communities.
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Long Beach - Musique Sur La Mer Honors Chamber/Pops Orchestra

Long Beach - Musique Sur La Mer Honors Chamber/Pops Orchestra

Membership is available to advanced-level students, primarily strings, piano, percussion, and soloists in middle, high school, and college. This superb ensemble of musicians will perform a minimum of three concerts during their concert season. The music will range from Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods to Twentieth Century, pop, and jazz.


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Where We Have Been

LB-MSLMYSO travels the globe, performing in the world’s most prestigious concert venues, as well as donating concerts to schools and hospitals. LB-MSLMYSO hosts youth orchestras from around the world. In an effort to expand cultural awareness and expand cultural awareness, LB-MSLMYSO expands its repertoire to include non-western music.

Since their inaugural year they have performed in the following countries:

  • France (Nice and Cannes)
  • Principality of Monaco – Royal Cathedral of Monaco
  • Australia (Sydney) – Sydney Opera House
  • Czech Republic (Podebrady and Prague)
  • Austria (Vienna) – The Musikverien – Saal – Golden Hall
  • Austria (Salzburg) – Mozarteum, Salzburg Cathedral, University, Mirabel Gardens
  • England (London) – Royal College of Music, Blenheim Palace, Gloucester Cathedral, Hampton Court Palace, St. John's Smith Square, Canary Wharf Arts Festival
    • Diamond Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II
    • Wedding of TRH Prince William and Princess Catherine
    • Coronation of TM King Charles III and Queen Camilla
  • New Zealand (Auckland, Christchurch Cathedral and Hastings)
  • Costa Rica – Teatro Nacional
  • Whales (City of Caerphilly)

Concerts & Performances

LB-MSLMYSO performs a minimum of three concerts locally each concert season, including:

  • Autumnfest - Halloween Spooktacular
  • Musique Sur La Mer-ry Holiday Concert
  • Concert and Festival Celebrating Peace and Cultural Diversity
  • Season Finale
  • Plus a variety of concerts locally
  • Bi-annually concert tour

LB-MSLMYSO sponsors an annual solo competition showcasing rising musical stars.

What Makes Us Distinctive

  • LB-MSLMYO programs are open to a broad range of students reaching out both locally and globally.
  • LB-MSLMYO programs empowers its musicians with music, ethics, community service, and travel opportunities.
  • LB-MSLMYO includes college prep. Most of our young musicians have earned partial to full scholarships.
  • Many of the LB-MSLMYO musicians have earned full or partial scholarships into some of the most prestigious universities including – Yale, USC, UCLA, Pepperdine, Stanford, Pomona College, UCSD, UCSC, UCSB and more plus Juilliard, Curtis Institute, Berklee School of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Eastman School of Music, to name but a few!

Music is the path – LB-Musique Sur La Mer is the vehicle.