You are about to witness an astonishing group
of grade-school orchestras.
Since the early days of "The Little Symphony"
over 50 years ago, CYS has matured into 3 full orchestras burgeoning
with talent and opportunity!
Hosted by Furman University and unaffiliated
with any school district, participation in CYS is open to all grade-school
students, with no geographical restrictions.
The Carolina Youth Symphony mission is
to encourage artistic excellence in a nurturing environment by providing
the highest quality orchestral training and performance opportunities
to aspiring young musicians.
CYS programs include 3 full orchestras
with many training and performance opportunities, and a kick-off
The Carolina Youth Symphony is a non-profit
youth organization driven by talented, educated individuals who
are passionate about bringing music into the lives of young people,
and mankind's future.
Meet the CYS Conductors, Board of Directors,
volunteers, sponsors, and others who make CYS possible. Consider
being a part of CYS yourself!