Orchestra Updates

LYS Wants You: Auditions Jan 9

Longmont Youth Symphony cordially invites musicians from grades 3 through 12 to audition for our 2015-16 season. Auditions will be held Saturday, January 9, TBD ( 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 and all strings are especially encouraged to Continued…

posted: October 24, 2015 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on LYS Wants You: Auditions Jan 9

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

2015 Fall Concert — October 18th

Join the Longmont Youth Symphony as we hold our inaugural concert of the 2015-2016 season on Sunday, October 18th, at 2:00pm. The concert at Longmont High School (1040 Sunset St., Longmont, CO) will feature performances by each of LYS’ three performing ensembles — the Strings Ensemble (LYSE), the Wind Ensemble (LYWE), and the Symphony Orchestra (LYSO). Continued…

posted: October 13, 2015 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on 2015 Fall Concert — October 18th

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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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LYSO clarinets at the 2013 Fall Concert

LYSO clarinets at the 2013 Fall Concert

photo by: Tim Mason

Retreats aren't all work - there's time for fun and games!

Retreats aren't all work - there's time for fun and games!

photo by: Les Burns

LYSO cello section in costumes for the 2013 Fall Concert

LYSO cello section in costumes for 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.