Featured Performances
18May2:00 PM

LYS Grand Finale Concert

at TBA, (map)

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

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Orchestra Updates

Spring Retreat in Estes Park!

The Longmont Youth Symphony Orchestra will hold it’s Spring Retreat at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park on April 25-27, 2014.  This will be a fun weekend of intensive rehearsals, breakout sectionals, and fun time to hang out with your fellow musicians in the LYSO!  Students and chaperones will stay in the Eastside Continued…

posted: August 22, 2013 | categorized as: News | Comments Off

Spreading the Harmony – Symphony 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: January 14, 2013 | categorized as: News | Comments Off

AUDITIONS!

Student musicians ages 8-18 may audition on January 11, 2014 for acceptance into the Longmont Youth Symphony for the remainder of 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 Continued…

posted: December 10, 2012 | categorized as: News | Comments Off

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Upcoming Rehearsals
Longmont Youth Symphony Orchestra
  • Saturday Apr 19, 9:00–11:45 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
  • Saturday Apr 26, 9:00–11:45 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
  • Saturday May 3, 9:00–11:45 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
  • Saturday May 10, 9:00–11:45 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
Longmont Youth Strings Ensemble
  • Saturday Apr 19, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
  • Saturday Apr 26, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
  • Saturday May 3, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
  • Saturday May 10, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
Longmont Youth Wind Ensemble
  • Saturday Apr 19, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
  • Saturday Apr 26, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
  • Saturday May 3, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)
  • Saturday May 10, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, Longmont (map)

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Ms. Caruthers rehearses with the LYWE before the 2013 Halloween Concert

Ms. Caruthers rehearses with the LYWE before the 2013 Halloween Concert

photo by: Tim Mason

LYS woodwinds and percussion at the 4th of July Concert 2013

LYS woodwinds and percussion at the 4th of July Concert 2013

photo by: Tim Richardson

LYSO strings rehearsing at the fall retreat

LYSO strings rehearsing at the fall retreat

photo by: Les Burns

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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.