CYSO provides access to musical understanding, fostering social growth, self-esteem, and a lifelong love of music for all aspiring musicians.

CYSO rehearsals begin Monday September 21st!! Come join the fun.

CLICK HERE for the CYSO rehearsal/concert/COVID protocol information

Due to current circumstances, CYSO will only accept video auditions. There will be no audition fee!

Click here for our audition information.

Thanks to our Summer Music Menu participants, CYSO was able to make a donation to Food Bank of the Rockies with the profit from our online music program!

CYSO is incredibly grateful to the Colorado Creative Industries and National Endowment for the Arts for their generous grant in support of CYSO during these challenging times.


CYSO is proud to receive generous support from the Scientific & Cultural  Facilities District and the Sheila Fortune Foundation.

Interested in joining CYSO for the 2020-2021 Season?


We are now accepting VIDEO AUDITIONS!



Click here for more information.

CYSO will have on line programming made in advance featuring  professional symphony musicians from all over the United States in case of disruption of our normal rehearsals due to the Covid-19 virus. The musical experience will not be interrupted!

Hear what the community is saying:


"The CYSO has played a critical role in ensuring that music is available to our youth. We are proud to have the Colorado Youth Symphony Orchestra working to strengthen the arts through music."

     -John Hickenlooper,

 Former Governor of Colorado

"I look forward to my son having the opportunity to be a member of the Colorado Youth Symphony in the future."
      -Jared Polis,

Governor of Colorado

"CYSO encourages kids to develop their talents and sense of identity."
     -Edward Dusinberre,

First Violinist, Takács Quartet


571 Galapago St. Denver, CO 80204

Office Phone: (303) 997-6723

(303) 997-6723

571 Galapago St., Denver, CO 80204