Inspiring the lives of Salinas youth, one note at a time!


Our mission is to transform the lives of our youth and our communities through the inspiration, discipline and performance of classical and orchestral music.


El Sistema USA/Salinas, Inc., dba The Youth Orchestra of Salinas (YOSAL), is a non-profit organization committed to transforming the lives of our youth and communities through the inspiration, discipline, and performance of classical and orchestral music. Founded in the Summer of 2010, YOSAL is an El Sistema-inspired orchestral and choral education program.

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Join our Summer Program! Classes are free and start on Monday, June 17 and end on Friday, July 26.

Our free six-week Summer Program runs Monday-Friday, 3:00-6:00 p.m., June 17-July 26.

You may visit our office at 111 Navajo Drive, Monday-Friday, between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. to fill out a registration packet for the Summer. All new families must fill out a registration packet and turn in to our office or email to, in order to participate in the program. You may download the registration packets at the links below.

Contact us 831-756-5335 or for more info.

English Registration Packet
Spanish Registration Packet



Farmers Market Performance

Date: April 6, 2019

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: 153 Main St, Salinas, CA 93901

Farmers Market Performance

Noche Bohemia

Date: April 27, 2019

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Sherwood Hall, Salinas, CA

“Spring Classics” (2019 Spring Concert)

Date: May 19, 2019

Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: The Western Stage, 411 Central Ave, Salinas, CA 93901

“Spring Classics” (2019 Spring Concert)

Summer Session

Start date: June 17, 2019

End date: July 26, 2019

Time: 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Location: 111 Navajo Drive

Summer Session

Visit Us

Address: 111 Navajo Dr, Salinas, CA 93906

Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Phone: (831) 756-5335