Orchestra Updates

Audition for 2016-2017 Season

Our 20th season will be one of our most exciting seasons yet, and we want you to be a part of it! Auditions for the coming year will be held Saturday, August 27th, 2016. To schedule your audition, click the ‘Auditions’ link above, or email us at info@longmontyouthsymphony.org.

posted: August 2, 2016 | categorized as: News | No comments

Join Us July 4th for a Free Concert in Thompson Park

Join the celebration on Monday, July 4th, as Longmont Youth Symphony and Longmont Symphony Orchestra present a special free concert in Longmont’s Olde Town Thompson Park, located at Bross St. and 4th Ave. Music will begin at 11:30am, when all three ensembles of LYS will combine to present festive selections of Americana. The Longmont Symphony Continued…

posted: June 23, 2016 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on Join Us July 4th for a Free Concert in Thompson Park

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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Longmont Youth String Ensemble performs at the 2013 Fall Concert

Longmont Youth String Ensemble performs 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

Maestro Chen, as Super Mario, conducts the LYSO at the 2013 Fall Concert

Maestro Chen, as Super Mario, conducts the LYSO at the 2013 Fall 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.