Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Association

A nonprofit organization

Help the CSYSA serve over 500 young aspiring musicians in the Pikes Peak region. Many of our underserved students need your support to ensure that they can participate in our 9 performing ensembles with our essential Financial Aid program. Your donation is matched 100% (details below)!


"A model program for player development." - Wes Kenny, Conductor, Ft. Collins Symphony

"Participation in Youth Symphony ensembles strengthens students as players, increases motivation, and makes them leaders in their school programs. I highly recommend supporting the CSYSA!" - Nancy Andrew, Flute Instructor


To inspire young musicians to be leaders, provide artistic development and diverse musical experiences, and share exceptional music that bridges cultures.


Matching Donors

Special thanks to our matching donors, who have committed to match your donation today, dollar for dollar!

Kelly Kitch

Graner Music

The Bloom Foundation

Karen & Michael McDivitt

McDivitt Law Firm

Springs Homes, Joe & Jennifer Boylan

Olive Group

United World Concert Tours

Gary & Anne Foote

Fulcrum Wealth Management of Raymond James

Nathan & Christy Stark

Steven & Mary Watt

Tim & Kelly Kisielnicki

Larry & Eve Barrett

LTC Garry & Nancy Pittman

Stephen Hock

Dr & Mrs Douglas Stewart

Stairs Unlimited

Michelle Dick

Deena Vines with The Cutting Edge, Realtors

Background Statement

Established in the 1980, the CSYSA has served many thousands of young musicians of the Pikes Peak Region over many years. Featuring 8 performing ensembles and a robust beginning strings program, the organization offers development opportunity for all student levels. Students from over 60 schools from the Pikes Peak region including Pueblo, Limon, Castle Rock, Peyton and Canon City participate in our programs.

Organization Data


Organization name

Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Association

other names


Year Established


Tax id (EIN)



Youth Development

Organization Size

Large Organization


PO Box 7846
Colorado Springs, CO 80933

Service areas

El Paso County, CO, US



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