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 upcoming concerts.

The WCYO Wind Ensemble will perform at the opening of the Ridgefield Independent Film Festival at Ballard Park on Friday, May 20th at 7:30 pm. On June 4th the String Ensemble and Wind Ensemble will perform at 4:00 pm at Scotts Ridge Middle School, 750 North Salem Road, Ridgefield, CT and on June 5th the Symphony Orchestra will perform at 4:00pm at the WCSU Visual & Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT.  The Symphony Orchestra concert will feature the World Premiere of a commissioned work by Scott A Miller.


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



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. Auditions for the 2016/2017 school year will be held on June 8, 9 and 10.

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.