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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Registration and enrollment is now open for our new program year, 2018-2019!

You may visit our office (111 Navajo Drive) Monday-Friday between 10am and 6pm to fill out a registration packet. All new and returning families must fill out the new packet and turn In to our office or email to, if they wish to participate in the program. The registration packets are at the links below, if you’d like to download and print out, as well. Thank you!

English Registration Packet
Spanish Registration Packet



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Address: 111 Navajo Dr, Salinas, CA 93906

Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm

Phone: (831) 756-5335