The Longmont Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform its first full major symphony, Mendelssohn’s arduous Symphony No.5, The Reformation Symphony, at its next concert on May 19. “I choose pieces that are not only great and necessary repertoires to be learned and experienced,” says Maestro Keynes Chen, “but that require specific skills I would like our Continued…
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…
January 14, 2013 | categorized as:
Student musicians ages 8-18 may audition on May 25-26, 2013 for acceptance into the Longmont Youth Symphony for the 2013-14 season. Students need not be a resident of Longmont. Current members include residents of over ten towns surrounding Longmont, including Erie, Loveland, Boulder, and Denver. All three ensembles are holding auditions: the Longmont Youth Strings Ensemble Continued…
December 10, 2012 | categorized as:
The LYSE strings play the Rondo from Haydn's Quartet No. 72
photo by: Jack Greene
The LYS woodwind section focuses on a particularly challenging passage.
photo by: Michael Arnold Mages
The LYS in a joint performance with several local ensembles during the 2010 China Tour
photo by: Dmitri Routkevitch
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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.
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