Cenla Youth Symphonic Orchestra

What is Cenla Youth Symphonic Orchestra? It's an exciting part of a new community driven program from Nugent Music Academy! The CYSO is designed for students who love music and playing and want an opportunity to participate in an ensemble that's focused on quality music education and giving back to the surrounding community through music by participating in multiple performances throughout the year.

Who can join Cenla Youth Symphonic Orchestra? Any band or orchestra student who has received 1 year of private instruction or 2 years of band or orchestra class at their school. Saxophones, flutes, cellos, violins, trumpets, clarinets (and any other band or orchestra instrument you can think of) are welcome to join this ensemble!

What will students learn in Cenla Youth Symphony Orchestra? They'll add to their core musical concepts of rhythm and note reading along with instrument specific skills - when to breathe, technique, intonation and more. Playing in a group creates a sense of belonging to something larger than ourselves and fosters a love for community and empathy for people. Members also gain social skills, learn about resiliency and being a team player, and get to create memories that last for a lifetime.

How much is Cenla Youth Symphonic Orchestra? The inaugural season of CYSO is a 13 week session that begins September 9th and continues through December 16th. There's a $25 fee to cover music, t-shirts, and other assorted needs and a membership fee of $100 (a discounted membership available to members to who pay in full before September 9th). The membership fee may also be spread out over 4 installment payments of $30 if preferred.

When is rehearsal for Cenla Youth Symphonic Orchestra? Mondays from 6:00 to 7:00 PM in the recital hall at Nugent Music Academy.

How do I sign up or register for Cenla Youth Symphonic Orchestra? Click this link to reach the sign up page. You'll be prompted to provide credit or debit card details to pay the registration fee and you can select if you'd prefer the one time discounted payment or the 4 installment payments of $30.