The Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras is home to three orchestras, a brass quintet,
percussion ensemble and wind ensemble. We have over 250 student musicians ranging
from ages five to twenty one. Musicians are auditioned annually in July and August
for orchestra placement.
CVYO performs at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza/Bank of America Performing Arts
Center twice a year at the end of January and beginning of June.
Along with Artistic Director, Maestro Bill Benson and our Associate Conductor, Karen
Sanchez, CVYO is blessed to have some of the most talented professional coaches in
the business. CVYO enjoys a staff of young student assistants and coaches ready,
willing and able to assist.
Volunteers are the heart of CVYO! Every Board position from the President and beyond
is a volunteer position. These are people from all walks of life coming together
for one main purpose –