Lyceum Youth Orchestras

for 2024-25

love music more

Lyceum Youth Orchestras at American Heritage School is one of the most comprehensive and awarded youth programs of its kind in the nation. With a focus on faith, patriotism, and excellence our students learn to LOVE music MORE through musical service, meaningful media, and inspiring events. We serve more than 400 students ages 6-18  in 10 ensembles at two campuses. Basic music readers through high school virtuosos are invited to apply. The audition process is quick, convenient, and entirely online. 

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Best in Youth Orchestras

Featured on PBS with The Piano Guys, recorded for SONY Masterworks, and winner of the Best of State Award for the past 17 years, Lyceum Youth Orchestras is inspiring youth of all ages and abilities to LOVE music MORE at our Salt Lake City and American Fork campuses!

Space is limited and our online application process is already underway for 2024-25.

Lyceum summer music festival

July 8-13, 2024 featuring world famous cellist Steven Sharp Nelson of The Piano Guys! A pioneer of Classical Crossover, Steve has been streamed over 3.5 BILLION times. He will be performing special arrangements of The Piano Guys favorites with all three LMF orchestras serving students ages 8-21. Seats will fill quickly and auditions are open NOW!


With millions of streams, eight commercial albums, and an amazing concert season these youth are helping audiences worldwide to LOVE music MORE. Checkout our latest videos, albums, and concerts at LyceumPhilharmonic.com. Our 2023-24 Season includes the release of a new album with Broadway & TV star Laura Osnes and performances with Marie Osmond, Nathan Pacheco, Jenny Oaks Baker and more!

Upcoming Events


Tulip Festival Grand Finale Concert

Date:  May 13, 2023, 7:30 PM

Ashton Gardens Waterfall Amphitheater

Music includes Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Elgar’s Enigma Variations along with selections from Beethoven Symphony No. 9, Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 2, and more!


Best of State Awards Show Gala

Date:  May 24, 2023, 6:30 PM

Salt Palace Convention Center Grand Ballroom

Lyceum Philharmonic was recognized for the 16th consecutive year by Best of State Utah and is one of the featured performers at the awards gala.

Lyceum Music Festival featuring Igor & Vesna Gruppman

Date: July 1, 2023, 7:30 PM

Tabernacle on Historic Temple Square in Salt Lake City

Lyceum Festival Orchestra, comprised of extraordinary youth from across the country, are joined by world-renowned soloists Igor & Vesna Gruppman from the Rotterdam Philharmonic and Conservatory.

American Heritage School

American Heritage School is a faith-based private school with a focus on character education. It has recently opened a downtown Salt Lake campus and has developed comprehensive homeschool curriculums and accredited online study options. AHS is the largest private school in Utah with over 1100 students K-12 on its 40-acre American Fork campus in addition to over 100 students at its new Salt Lake City campus and thousands participating online. Since 2008, American Heritage School has sponsored the Lyceum Youth Orchestras to provide world-class music instruction to its students and as a community outreach.


Violinist performing with orchestra