Featured Performances
19Oct2:00 PM

LYS Fall Concert

at Longmont High School, (map)

performing:
Longmont Youth String Ensemble
Longmont Youth Symphony Orchestra
Longmont Youth Wind Ensemble

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25Oct2:00 PM

Side-by-side Concert with Boulder Symphony Orchestra

at First Presbyterian Church, Boulder (map)

performing:
Longmont Youth Symphony Orchestra

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15Nov1:00 PM

Notes and Noodles

at St. Francis of Assisi, (map)

performing:
Longmont Youth String Ensemble
Longmont Youth Symphony Orchestra
Longmont Youth Wind Ensemble

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Orchestra Updates

LYS Wants You: Auditions–September 6th

Longmont Youth Symphony cordially invites musicians from grades 3 through 12 to audition for our 2014-15 season. Auditions will be held Saturday, August 23 at the Longmont Symphony Orchestra office (519 Main St., Longmont) and Saturday, September 6, at Altona Middle School (4600 Clover Basin Dr., Longmont). Positions are open in all three ensembles: Symphony Orchestra, String Ensemble and Wind Continued…

posted: August 20, 2014 | categorized as: News | No comments

Pay Your LYS Tuition Online!

Longmont Youth Symphony now has the ability to accept online tuition payments for the 2014-15 season. Just follow this link to our new tuition payments page. Remember, tuition is due in full by Sept. 15 unless a payment plan has been arranged.

posted: August 19, 2014 | categorized as: News | No comments

Spreading the Harmony: LYS Scholarships now available!

Always wanted to join the Longmont Youth Symphony, but had difficulty paying the tuition? Want to become a better musician, but can’t afford private lessons? We can help.  LYS has recently received a grant to provide a limited number of qualified students with the following: Tuition scholarships for any LYS ensemble (grades 3-12), Payment assistance for Continued…

posted: July 7, 2014 | categorized as: News | Comments Off

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Upcoming Rehearsals
Longmont Youth Symphony Orchestra
  • Saturday Sep 6, 9:00 AM–12:00 PM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
  • Saturday Sep 13, 9:00–11:45 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Sep 20, 9:00–11:45 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Sep 27, 9:00–11:45 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
Longmont Youth Strings Ensemble
  • Saturday Sep 6, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
  • Saturday Sep 13, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Sep 20, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Sep 27, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
Longmont Youth Wind Ensemble
  • Saturday Sep 6, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
  • Saturday Sep 13, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Sep 20, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Sep 27, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)

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Combined LYS ensembles perform at the 4th of July Concert in the Park

Combined LYS ensembles perform at the 4th of July Concert in the Park

photo by: Tim Richardson

LYSO violins in costume at the 2013 Fall Concert

LYSO violins in costume at the 2013 Fall Concert

photo by: Tim Mason

Keynes Chen conducts the LYS in Tchaikovsky's Marche Slave at the 2011 Fall Concert

Keynes Chen conducts the LYS in Tchaikovsky's Marche Slave at the 2011 Fall Concert

photo by: Jack Greene

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Tour with the Longmont Youth Symphony!

Read the archive for LYS's 2010 China tour. The 16-day tour visited 8 major cities and many historical sites. Concert performances in Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, and other cities including a concert at the prestigious Chinese National Music Conservatory. Read the tour archives →

Who is in the Longmont Youth Symphony?

The Longmont Youth Symphony is the premiere orchestra of young musicians in the St. Vrain Valley and surrounding areas. The Youth Symphony provides a resource for young musicians to further develop and excel in their musical abilities through the guidance of professional leadership and direction. By doing so, we enable our youth to entertain, educate, and expand appreciation of music within the community. Want to know more? Sign up for our mailing list (above), or like us on facebook.