Featured Performances
15May2:00 PM

Season Finale Concert

at Longmont High School Auditorium, Longmont (map)

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

All three ensembles of the LYS organization present their Season Finale Concert. The program will include works by composers such as Oscar® winner Ennio [read more]

Orchestra Updates

Open House Rehearsal Will Be April 30th

The Longmont Youth Symphony will hold Open House Rehearsal this Saturday, April 30th. The originally scheduled Open House had to be cancelled due to facilities closures forced by the winter storm of April 16th. LYS is excited to again make available this opportunity for interested families, teachers, and students to observe rehearsals of our intermediate Continued…

posted: April 28, 2016 | categorized as: News | No comments

LYS Wants You: Auditions June 4th and 5th for 2016-2017 Season

Longmont Youth Symphony cordially invites musicians from grades 3 through 12 to audition for our 2016-2017 season. Auditions will be held Saturday, June 4th, and Sunday, June 5th. Audition location and times will be determined soon. Positions are open in all three ensembles: Symphony Orchestra, String Ensemble and Wind Ensemble. All musicians are encouraged to audition! Oboe, trumpet, Continued…

posted: October 24, 2015 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on LYS Wants You: Auditions June 4th and 5th for 2016-2017 Season

LYS welcomes Alison Mayes as music director of the Strings Ensemble

Longmont Youth Symphony is excited to welcome Alison Mayes as the new music director and conductor of our Strings Ensemble. Having taught music in Colorado’s public schools since 2007, Mrs. Mayes currently teaches at Grandview High School. She has served as Camp Director of the C*ASTA String Camp, as well as the Chair Person for Continued…

posted: October 14, 2015 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on LYS welcomes Alison Mayes as music director of the Strings Ensemble

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Upcoming Rehearsals
Longmont Youth Symphony Orchestra
  • No rehearsals scheduled at this time. The ensemble is on summer break. Rehearsals will resume in August. Auditions are currently being held for next season.
Longmont Youth Strings Ensemble
  • No rehearsals scheduled at this time. The ensemble is on summer break. Rehearsals will resume in August. Auditions are currently being held for next season.
Longmont Youth Wind Ensemble
  • No rehearsals scheduled at this time. The ensemble is on summer break. Rehearsals will resume in August. Auditions are currently being held for next season.

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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

The Longmont Youth String Ensemble Violins at our March 2014 Concert

The Longmont Youth String Ensemble Violins at our March 2014 Concert

photo by: Tim Mason

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

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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.