The American Youth Symphony's mission is to inspire the future of classical music by providing landmark fellowships to virtuosic young adults and exceptional, innovative, and free concerts to the Los Angeles community. Competitively selected, our orchestra is comprised of 100 musicians who represent extraordinary talent from all over the world.

5150 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 506 Los Angeles, CA 90036




The PR intern with the American Youth Symphony will be a valued member of a small and passionate administrative team that supports our 100 orchestral musicians. You will be writing original copy for the 2019/20 press materials, website, creating and editing the Annual Report, as well as creating and managing the season’s PR and marketing calendar. Your work will be seen by thousands of donors, potential audience members, and music and media contacts. This position is ideal for a classical music buff who is looking to gain experience and contacts in arts administration and have a rewarding and valuable summer.


The PR Intern must have very strong written and verbal communication skills, and must be prepared to represent AYS to the public in a professional manner. Ideally, they have an interest in symphonic music and the promotion of orchestral music in Los Angeles. They must be Mac proficient and experienced with the Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with any of the following would be beneficial: Adobe Creative Suite,Photoshop, Audition, Premiere and/or InDesign.

How to Apply

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and 2 writing samples (essays, articles, or letters) to with the subject line "PR Intern"