Welcome to the WCYO!

Welcome to the 2015-2016 season!  The Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra provides an opportunity for young musicians to develop their talents through the highest quality music education and performance opportunities.

We are enjoying a great year of music!  Please join us for our second concert of the season on Sunday, March 6th at 3:00 PM at Clune Auditorium, Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT.  The concert will feature performances by the WCYO Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and String Ensemble and our Silent Auction fundraiser.

CONGRATULATIONS to Emily Kerr our 2016 Concerto Competition winner! Emily will be the featured soloist, performing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, I. Allegro Moderato with the Symphony Orchestra at the March 6th concert.


Please browse our website to learn more about the WCYO organization, our ensembles and programs.

Come visit our Open Rehearsal on Thursday, February 18th from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at Scotts Ridge Middle School, Ridgefield. Musicians in grades 4-11 are invited to watch a rehearsal or bring their instrument and play side-by side with our musicians!


Select auditions for all three WCYO ensembles – Symphony Orchestra, String Ensemble and Wind Ensemble – are held throughout the season, with primary auditions taking place in June for the following school year.

For information on the WCYO Ensembles, the audition process and requirements, or to apply for an audition, click on Musician Notes above and see Auditions.  Please contact info@wctyo.org or (203) 894-8786 for additional information.