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Upcoming Events

YS Concert with Taiko Drummers

Tuesday, June 7, 7:00 pm
First United Methodist Church, tickets $10 at the door

Fiddle Camp

Monday, July 11 - Friday, July 15
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Congratulations to our Young Artist Solo Competition Winners!

The Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Association and the Colorado Springs Symphonic Guild are pleased to announce the winners of this year's Young Artist Solo Competition. Our final results are as follows:

1st Place: Nicolo Betoni, marimba
2nd Place: Rebecca Park, flute
3rd Place: Jory Lane, violin
4th Place: Hannah Tassler, flute

Congratulations to all our competitors for their great performances. The level of musicianship demonstrated was tremendous. We look forward to Nicolo's performance at our May 1 concert!


A special thank you to our upcoming host family from the Thomas-Mann-Gymnasium in Berlin, Germany! The parents of students at the Thomas-Mann-Gymnasium in Berlin, Germany are working to provide housing for our Colorado Springs Youth Symphony musicians on their 2016 European tour. Here is a link to their school:

Wir wollen unseren zukuenftigen Gastfamilien an der Thomas Mann Schule in Berlin von Herzen danken. Die Eltern und Schueler des Thomas-Mann-Gymnasiums in Berlin bemuehen sich, Unterkuenfte fuer die Musiker unserer Colorado Springs Youth Symphony waehrend unserer Europa Tour im Juni 2016 zur Verfuegung zu stellen. Hier ist ein Link zu ihrer Schule:


We are the most comprehensive instrumental music program for youth in this part of the country. Our mission compels us to provide for artistic development through high quality, diverse music experiences that enrich the cultural environment of local, national and international communities. The Mozart String Project, an outreach program for beginning string players, is offered in school districts where there are no string programs. The Youth Symphony plays for thousands of children and adults yearly, focusing on audiences that have limited exposure to live orchestral music.

Our eight youth ensembles connect families to the life-altering power of musical performance, both in the Pikes Peak Region and around the world. Whether they’re playing at our home base in Colorado Springs at the Pikes Peak Center, or far afield in New York’s Carnegie Hall, New Zealand, China, Australia, Bulgaria or Japan, our students benefit from our comprehensive instrumental music program.

Auditions for the 2016-17 season will be held in May. Audition times can be scheduled starting in April. Click here for audition music.

Photos on this site thanks to: Dan Park, Soo Young So, Linda Van Noordt