12-11-17 and 12-18-17: CSYSA Office will close at 6:00pm. Youth Symphony will rehearse off-site both days.

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Upcoming Concerts and Events

For Calendar view of the concerts, events, and rehearsals, click here.

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The Nutcracker

Wednesday, December 20, 7:00pm and Thursday, December 21, 4:00pm and 7:00pm

The Youth Symphony will be working with the Ballet Society for a holiday performance of the Nutcracker. Performances will be at the Pikes Peak Center. Tickets are available through the Pikes Peak Center Box Office.

Future Concerts and Events

Dec 9, 9:00am-12:00pm: Mid-Year Auditions
Dec 9, 3:00pm: Pikes Peak Performance Company Benefit Concert with OYO
Dec 16, 19-21: YS Nutcracker Rehearsals and Performance
Dec 20-Jan 2: No rehearsals/office closed
Jan 3: Rehearsals resume
Jan 13: Young Artists Solo Competition
Feb 11: Winter Strings Concert for WG, AMA, ALG, and VIV
Feb 15: Mozart Informance
Feb 26: YS rehearsal for Celebrate Youth in the Arts Breakfast
Feb 27: YS performs in Celebrate Youth in the Arts Breakfast
Mar 4: Winter Concert for BW, PPW, and OYO
Mar 11: Winter Concert for YS with Hennessy 6 (CD Release)
Mar 17: Low Brass Camp
Mar 19: Wichita Youth Symphony and YS Concert
Mar 26-30: No rehearsals/office closed
Apr 13: Local Tours for AMA, BW
Apr 19: Spring Concert for Mozart, WG, and AMA
Apr 20: Local Tours for ALG, PPW
Apr 22: Spring Chamber Concert
Apr 25: In-Harmony Festival with OYO
Apr 26-29: OYO Tour to Albuquerque
Apr 27: Local Tour for VIV
May 6: Spring Concerts for ALG, VIV, BW, PPW, OYO, and YS
May 7-12: May Auditions
May 30: Enrollment Meeting for 2018-2019 Musical Season
Jun 3: YS Farewell Tour Concert
Jun 6-25: YS Tour to New Zealand and Australia
Jul 15-29: Manitou Chamber Music Festival
Jul 27-29: Band Camp
Jul 30-Aug 1: Orchestra Camp

“CSYSA ...a model program for player development.” — Wes Kenney, Colorado State University-Ft. Collins orchestra director