The WCYO Symphony Orchestra is a full symphonic orchestra made up of advanced string, woodwind, brass and percussion musicians ranging in age from 13 to 18 and performing challenging orchestral repertoire. The Symphony Orchestra frequently works with professional guest musicians and premiers original compositions.
The WCYO String Orchestra (formerly called String Ensemble) is an intermediate string orchestra for advancing middle school and early high school musicians. This group focuses on strengthening the various fundamentals of ensemble performance and comprehensive string instruction, and performs intermediate to advanced level traditional and contemporary repertoire.
The WCYO Wind Ensemble is comprised of woodwind, brass and percussion advancing middle school and high school musicians. This group focuses on strengthening the various fundamentals of ensemble performance and skill development, and performs both symphonic band and woodwind and jazz ensemble repertoire.