CKYO offer five orchestras; Symphony, Concert, Repertory, Preparatory Strings, and Jazz Arts as well as opportunities to participate in chamber ensembles. Dedicated to the musical education and growth of its student members, we provide performance opportunities, motivational workshops, small group instruction, travel, mentoring and quality social interaction Our season runs September through May and members enjoy a major performance tour at least once every three years. Auditions are in June; audition application will be posted in May.


Friends in Music
Friends in Music is an outreach program of CKYO. The program is designed to offer feee semi-private instrumental instruction to students in FCPS. The vision of FIM revolves around the importance of mentorship. FIM students are members of BSMS and LTMS Orchestras. More information regarding how to sign up for FIM is available in August.

Summer Camp Opportunities:

Foster Music Camp

Local String Stores:

Hurst Music

Old Town Violins

KMEA District 7 Middle School Honors Orchestra:
Two orchestras comprised of students from Fayette County, Clark County and Woodford County Schools. Students need to submit an audition form and pay a fee if selected for an orchestra. Audition information is typically handed out in January/February; auditions are typically held in March and the rehearsals/concerts are in April.