CVYO Ensembles

Philharmonic Orchestra - designed to tailor the technique and performance of young musicians during the first few years of string playing.  


  • Open to beginning to intermediate level string players.

  • There is no minimum age for the ensemble

  • Must be able to read music and be attentive during rehearsals


Symphony Orchestra - this ensemble is open to advanced string, woodwind, brass and percussion players. The ensemble performs works for FULL orchestra ranging from standard orchestral repertoire to new compositions.

  • Open to advanced string, woodwind, brass and percussion players

  • Being in a High School ensemble is recommended. Middle School students may participate upon successful audition.​​

Membership Fee

$ 75 membership fee for the 2018-19 year. The membership fee may be paid in three installments of $25 dollars. Checks should be made payable to the Cocho Valley Youth Orchestra.

Payments will be collected during the Fall and Spring auditions.

Family discount: Only $50 per family member!

Financial Aid

It is our desire that no student is denied participation in the CVYO due to financial need. For more information contact us at .