Welcome to Our Two Orchestras

Our spring concert season has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus. Information about online auditions for 2020-2021 will be posted April 1 under the Auditions tab.

The Delaware County Youth Orchestra aims to

Provide young people of outstanding musical ability with an opportunity to learn and perform major works from the standard symphonic repertoire, and to develop the skills and discipline of orchestral performance;

Provide an exceptional music education experience to the students of the orchestra, and artistic performances that enrich the lives of developing musicians, our community and our region; and

Work cooperatively with public and private schools, and independent music teachers in a continuing effort to provide musical development for youth.

For DCYO, openings remain for French Horn, Trombone, Viola and Double Bass.

For YMO, openings remain for all strings (especially Viola and Double Bass), Bassoon, French Horn, Trombone, and Percussion.

If you play one of these instruments, you may make an appointment to audition before a rehearsal. All audition guidelines may be found on the Auditions page.

For DCYO auditions, please contact Lenora Hume, DCYO Auditions Director, at lhume@dcyo.org

For YMO auditions, please contact Alison Manaker, YMO Personnel Director, at amanaker@dcyo.org

Beginning with the 2019-2020 season, rehearsals for DCYO will be held at

St. Luke Lutheran Church, Devon, PA

(203 N. Valley Forge Rd., Devon, PA 19333)

The YMO rehearsal location will remain at Strath Haven Middle School.


A full symphony orchestra for advanced musicians


For more information about DCYO, please click on the logo above.


 A full symphony orchestra for intermediate musicians


For more information about the YMO, please click on the logo above.