Featured Performances
24Jan7:30 PM

Spies: Go under cover and unravel the secrets of music in exotic cities

at Vance Brand Auditorium, Skyline High School, Longmont (map)

performing:
Longmont Youth Symphony Orchestra

Side-by-side concert with the Longmont Symphony Orchestra and a Silent Auction to benefit LYS. [read more]

22Mar2:00 PM

LYS Winter Concert

at Longmont High School, (map)

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

[read more]

17May2:00 PM

Grand Finale Concert

at Longmont High School, (map)

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

[read more]

Orchestra Updates

LYS Wants You: Auditions–January 10th

Longmont Youth Symphony cordially invites musicians from grades 3 through 12 to audition for our 2014-15 season. Auditions will be held Saturday, January 10, at Altona Middle School (4600 Clover Basin Dr., Longmont). Positions are open in all three ensembles: Symphony Orchestra, String Ensemble and Wind Ensemble. All musicians are encouraged to audition! Oboe, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion Continued…

posted: August 20, 2014 | categorized as: News | Comments Off

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 | Comments Off

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 Jan 10, 9:00–11:45 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Jan 17, 9:00–11:45 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Thursday Jan 22, 7:00–9:45 PM at Vance Brand Auditorium, Skyline High School, Longmont (map)
  • Friday Jan 23, 7:00–9:45 PM at Vance Brand Auditorium, Skyline High School, Longmont (map)
Longmont Youth Strings Ensemble
  • Saturday Jan 10, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Jan 17, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Jan 24, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Jan 31, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
Longmont Youth Wind Ensemble
  • Saturday Jan 10, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Jan 17, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Jan 31, 9:00–9:00 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)
  • Saturday Feb 7, 9:00–10:30 AM at Altona Middle School, (map)

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Maestro Chen conducts as Super Mario at the 2013 Halloween Concert

Maestro Chen conducts as Super Mario at the 2013 Halloween Concert

photo by: Tim Mason

The LYS woodwind section focuses on a particularly challenging passage.

The LYS woodwind section focuses on a particularly challenging passage.

photo by: Michael Arnold Mages

LYS violins preparing to play on the 4th of July

LYS violins preparing to play on the 4th of July

photo by: Tim Richardson

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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.