Category Archives: News

Join our Family. Auditions June 3 and 4.

June 3 and 4, we are holding auditions to add new young talent to our symphony.  Please come join us June 3 9-4 and June 4 1-4 at First Lutheran Church in Longmont. See http://longmontyouthsymphony.org/en/auditions/ for more details.

posted: May 9, 2017 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on Join our Family. Auditions June 3 and 4.

Spring Concert May 21

Our Finale concert is coming up soon hope to see you all there. 2 PM on Sunday, May 21 at Longmont High School

posted: May 9, 2017 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on Spring Concert May 21

Help keep our rehearsal space

We have started a gofundme page to help with our costs of rehearsal space.  Please share this link. https://www.gofundme.com/lys-rehearsal-space-rental-campaign

posted: March 7, 2017 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on Help keep our rehearsal space

March 5 Concert and Silent Auction

LYS proudly presents it’s March 5th Concert and Silent Auction.  The concert will provide an excellent array of music being played by our three outstanding groups.  The silent auction is Longmont Youth Symphony’s biggest fundraiser of the year and donations are greatly appreciated!   All donations are tax deductible and any donation over $100 entitles Continued…

posted: February 19, 2017 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on March 5 Concert and Silent Auction

H&R Block Fundraising Referral program

Help us raise money by getting your taxes prepared by H&R Block or Block Advisors.  Get a referral code from this link and present it at your appointment. If you are a new client, we will get a $20 contribution. Thanks in advance!

posted: January 18, 2017 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on H&R Block Fundraising Referral program

New Semester Started

Auditions went well, and the new semester is kicked off.  Looking forward to great friends and music

posted: January 12, 2017 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on New Semester Started

Mid Year Auditions

Our 20th season is half over, and we want you to be a part of it! Auditions for the second half of the season will be held Saturday, January 7, 2017. To schedule your audition, click the ‘Auditions’ link above, or email us at info@longmontyouthsymphony.org.

posted: December 11, 2016 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on Mid Year Auditions

Notes and Noodles 2016

Notes and noodles is upon us again.  Some Italian noodles, your Longmont Youth Symphony entertaining with small ensembles and as a group.  Sunday November 20 at 5:00 PM at First Lutheran Church in Longmont. Come enjoy and bid on deserts.

posted: November 17, 2016 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on Notes and Noodles 2016

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 | Comments Off on Audition for 2016-2017 Season

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

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

LYS Wants You: Auditions May 30 and 31

Longmont Youth Symphony cordially invites musicians from grades 3 through 12 to audition for our 2015-16 season. Auditions will be held Saturday and Sunday, January 30 and 31, at First Lutheran Evangelical Church of Longmont (805 3rd Avenue, Longmont). Positions are open in all three ensembles: Symphony Orchestra, String Ensemble and Wind Ensemble. All musicians are encouraged to Continued…

posted: May 13, 2015 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on LYS Wants You: Auditions May 30 and 31

Strings Ensemble to Perform in Downtown Longmont

The Longmont Youth Strings Ensemble will perform at the Old Town Marketplace, 332 Main St., Longmont, on Friday, May 8, from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. The performance is part of the Downtown Longmont District’s “Music, Art & Youth” event, a collaboration with the St. Vrain Valley School District featuring musical performances, comedy acts and art Continued…

posted: May 8, 2015 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on Strings Ensemble to Perform in Downtown Longmont

Tickets for Concert and Auction January 24

The Jan. 24th concert is a “side by side concert” with Longmont Symphony. To get tickets for that concert, you can go to Longmont Symphony. Tickets can be purchased online or they can be purchased at the door. Adult $19, Senior $17, Student (18 and under) $10, 11 and under free The tickets for our Continued…

posted: December 30, 2014 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on Tickets for Concert and Auction January 24

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 on LYS Wants You: Auditions–January 10th

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 on Pay Your LYS Tuition Online!

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 on Spreading the Harmony: LYS Scholarships now available!

LYS Opens 4th of July Concert

The LYS provided a dynamic start to the Longmont Symphony Orchestra’s 4th-of-July concert at Longmont’s Thompson Park. Students from all three of our ensembles joined together to play “Go West,” “Second Storm,” “Take Five,” and “Freedom Finale.” A family potluck followed the performance. Thank you to all who participated in this special community event.

posted: July 6, 2014 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on LYS Opens 4th of July Concert

AUDITIONS!

Student musicians ages 8-18 may audition on September 6, 2014 for acceptance into the Longmont Youth Symphony for the 2014-15 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 Youth Strings Ensemble Continued…

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

Introducing our new Wind Ensemble Director!

The Longmont Youth Wind Ensemble has a new director this year, Laura Caruthers.   Ms. Caruthers arrived to us in August from Connecticut, where she taught elementary and middle school instrumental music.  She is a graduate of Ithaca College and is now pursuing her Master’s Degree in Music Education and Clarinet Performance at CU Boulder. Ms. Caruthers is passionate about Continued…

posted: October 27, 2012 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on Introducing our new Wind Ensemble Director!

Thank you Xilinx!

The LYS is pleased to announce the receipt of a $5000 grant from Xilinx, Inc! On behalf of LYS students and parents, the LYS Board of Directors would like to express its deep gratitude to Xilinx for their support of our young musicians and the community at large. To sustain our programs, a significant portion Continued…

posted: April 12, 2012 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on Thank you Xilinx!

Come meet the LYS Board

You are cordially invited to come meet the Directors at the monthly Board Meetings generally held on the second Thursday of the month.  The Board meeting takes place at the LSO office at 519 Main Street in Longmont at 7:00pm.  Consider being a part of this valuable organization, see what the Board does for LYS Continued…

posted: May 16, 2011 | categorized as: News | Comments Off on Come meet the LYS Board