Founded in 1961, the Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras enroll over 250 student musicians ages 5 to 21 in its programs. Orchestras rehearse weekly from September through June in Westlake Village.
There are 3 levels of orchestras: Conejo Valley Youth Strings (entry level), Conejo Valley Prepratory Youth Orchestra (intermediate orchestra that also includes brass, woodwinds and percussion) and Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra (advanced). Each group includes up to 100 musicians. In addition to the Orchestras, CVYO offers opportunities to students with a Harp Ensemble, a Brass Quintet, a Percussion Ensemble, and a Chamber Ensemble. Concerts are held at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. More information at www.cvyo.com or call 805.523.8045.