La Jolla Music Society (LJMS) and San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) launched The Music Institute in October of 2015. Designed to be the premier pre-collegiate program for classical music instruction in the San Diego area, The Music Institute provides college-level instruction in music theory, music history, and chamber music interpretation/performance, as well as master classes and professional development opportunities with visiting artists to students in 9th to 12th grades who have been admitted to The Music Institute. San Diego’s musically ambitious and talented teenagers who participate in The Music Institute will receive professional-level training as they prepare to pursue college music degrees and professions in music.


To make a donation or for more information about specific sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Ferdinand Gasang
LJMS Development Director
858.459.3724 x204 |

Terry Williams
SDYS Development Coordinator
619.233.3232 x160 |