The CYSO Chamber Music Camp will be held in June 2021.

Dates will be announced soon!


People are saying...

"This unique youth orchestra program is one of the best in the nation."


Claude Sim, Associate Concertmaster, Colorado Symphony


Dates: TBD (June 2021)


Hours: 9:00am to Noon


Location: Metropolitan State University Arts Building


Snacks: Provided


Cost: $395.00

Financial assistance and sibling discounts are available to qualifying families. Email the CYSO office at for details.

Sponsors: The Denver Foundation, The Scientific & Cultural Facilities District, Metropolitan State University Music Department, Colorado Creative Industries, and the National Endowment of the Arts.


  1. Fill out and submit the form using the button below. **If you have more then one student applying they must fill out separate forms.

  2. Payment: You will be prompted to pay via PayPal after hitting submit on your form. Click the link to do so.

  3. Alternatively (and for sibling discounts or financial aid) send a check payable to 'CYSO' to the CYSO office.


  • A one-week day camp for strings and winds

  • Rehearse and perform trios, quartets, quintets, and works for other small ensembles

  • Connect with friends and make new ones

  • Ensembles include string groups, woodwind quintets, flute choir, clarinet choir, and brass groups

  • Open to musicians ages 7 - 21, no previous chamber music experience required

  • Beginners to advanced musicians, all playing levels welcome

  • Professional coaching by Colorado Symphony Orchestra members and music faculty from Colorado universities

  • Performance in a free final recital. Open to the public



1. What do I bring to camp?

Water bottle, music stand, chamber music (will come to you by email), and a pencil.

Snacks are provided.


2. Parking

Take I-25 to the Colfax exit 210A

Go East on Colfax

At the light on 7th turn left (North)

At the next light turn right on Curtis

Turn left into the HOLLY parking lot 


The dark reddish brown building (it's nondescript) on the right is the arts building.

Enter through those doors.


3. When is the final recital?

Recital is the last day of camp which is Friday, at 10:30am.


4. What do I wear to camp?

Dress comfortably, shorts, whatever you want.


5. What do I wear for the recital?

Dressy, church-type clothing.


6. Who comes to the recital?

Invite everyone you know, and its free!


7. Where is camp?

The Metro arts building on the campus of Metropolitan State University in Denver.

(303) 997-6723

571 Galapago St., Denver, CO 80204