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Upcoming Concerts and Events

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

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Summer Orchestra Series (SOS)

Thursday, July 6-Saturday, July 8

We are doing our Summer Orchestra again this year! This Summer Orchestra is open to any current or past members of the Youth Symphony, Ovation Youth Orchestra, Pikes Peak Winds, and Vivace String Orchestra. We would also love to have our coaches, alumni, and parents join in! Rehearsals are on Thursday, July 6 and Friday, July 7 from 9am-5pm at our office location. Our final performance is on Saturday, July 8 at 7pm, with a dress rehearsal at 4pm. Dress rehearsal and concert are at the Greenbox Art Festival in Green Mountain Falls. Dinner will be provided on Saturday.

If you are interested in joining, please contact our office to sign up so we can send you the music.

Fiddle Camp

Monday, July 10-Friday, July 14

Are you a strings player looking to explore the world of fiddle music? We have just the camp for you! Attend our annual Fiddle Camp! Camp is held 9am-3pm the week of July 10 (or 9am-12pm for a half-day). For more information, click here.

Night of White Lights

Saturday, September 9, 6:00pm

Guests dressed all in white are invited to attend this fundraising event at a mystery location. Join us for live music, drinks, and socializing to support our organization!

Future Concerts and Events

July 6-8: Summer Orchestra Series
July 8: Greenbox Art Festival Performance
July 10-14: Fiddle Camp
July 16-30: Manitou Chamber Music Festival
July 28-30: Band Camp for BW and PPW
July 31-Aug 2: Orchestra Camp for OYO and YS
Aug 21: Rehearsals begin for all auditioned groups
Aug 25-27: Strings Camp for WG, AMA, ALG, and VIV
Aug 27: Mozart Day Camp (limited space)
Aug 28-31: Buddy Nights
Sep 9: Night of White Lights
Sep 9: Fall Auditions
Oct 21: Waldo Waldo Run
Oct 21: Double Reeds Camp
Oct 28: Southern Colorado Children's Art Festival
Nov 1: Fall Concert for ALG, VIV, and OYO
Nov 2: Fall Concert for BW and PPW with the Pikes Peak Brass Band
Nov 5: Fall Concert for YS with Sean Hennessy
Nov 16: Mozart Informance
Nov 19: Fall Chamber Concert
Nov 22-24: No rehearsals/office closed
Dec 2: Holiday Concert for AMA, ALG, VIV, BW, PPW, OYO, and YS
Dec 3: OYO with Children's Chorale
Dec 4: WG Informance
Dec 9: Mid-Year Auditions
Dec 9: 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 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 4-23: YS Tour to New Zealand and Australia

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