Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras

Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras

Inspiring and Educating Young Musicians

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Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras

Inspiring and Educating Young Musicians

Learn More   Register   Steel Pan

Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras

Inspiring and Educating Young Musicians

Learn More   Register    Steel Pan

So Many Ensembles. One Shared Love of Music.

Young people achieve amazing things at GCTYO. They develop their talents beyond what they thought possible and feel pride and joy in their accomplishments. Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras’ holistic approach to music education means we inspire and challenge students at every stage of their music development while making sure they feel supported by their conductors and peers.

Events

GCTYO has a full slate of concerts this season, including a Chamber Music & Flute Choir concert, our annual Concerto Competition, and Winter and Spring Concerts. Everyone is invited! Read more on our Events page.

Student Auditions

Be a part of GCTYO! Audition registration is open to new students for the 2021-2022 season! Simply fill out a registration form and we will get in touch with you. 

 

Donate

GCTYO strives to keep membership costs low so that more families can participate. Help GCTYO achieve its mission of inclusiveness with a donation today.

Christopher Hisey has been Music Director and visionary at GCTYO for nearly fifteen years.

His artistic leadership inspires the entire music staff to bring out the best in every student musician. Mr. Hisey is also a graduate of GCTYO and has been involved with the organization for more than 30 years. Under his leadership, GCTYO has grown from two ensembles to more than a dozen.

Watch “A Portrait of Chris Hisey” by alumnus Christoph Russi.

Get to know the Maestro even better! Listen to a 2021 podcast interview.

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