The Coquitlam Youth Orchestra inspires young musicians through the discovery of great orchestral music in a vibrant social atmosphere, ultimately enriching the community with public performances. It has and continues to attract the finest young musicians from Coquitlam and the lower mainland.

New Students & Auditions

Auditions for the 2018-2019 season will be held on Saturday May 26 and Sunday May 27, 2018. If you are interested in auditioning please fill out and submit the audition registration page. When you have submitted the registration page we will contact you with more information.

Volunteer

Volunteers Sign-Up

If you are interested in volunteering for the Coquitlam Youth Orchestra please take look at our volunteering opportunities, fill out a volunteer page, and we will confirm your request.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Testimonials

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  • I'd like to thank you for everything you have done for the kids. You have been so nice, instructive and patient to them all the time. Your guidance lead them to a wonderful higher level for teamwork and harmony. As a result, the concert is so successful and amazing. Michelle can't love this activity any more.  Last, we want you to know we will keep supporting you and I believe my daughter will definitively enjoy the orchestra next year. May you have a wonderful day.

    Jon
  • Thank you so much for sharing your passion for music, and your gift for instructing these young men and women. It's been such a tremendous gift to our family to enjoy the gift of music in our lives this year! Thank you from the bottom of my heart,

    Laura McGivern
  • I like playing ensembles and I enjoy playing with CYO. The CYO members are friendly and the annual retreat camp is quite fun. I look forward to the rehearsals every Friday.

    Esther Van Rooi
  • Thank you. The past year was truly a fantastic experience, and I wish to voice my appreciation to you, Mr Qurring who made all this so enjoyable! With Gratitude and Kind Regards.

    Peter W.
  • My daughter was a member of the junior orchestra for (2-3 years) and Reg was her conductor as well as her violin teacher. Reg is not only patient but a teacher who genuinely cares about each of his students. Playing in the orchestra was a valuable experience for her because she learned to appreciate the different instruments and learned that practicing and playing together can create wonderful music. It was a pleasure to see all of their hard work during the concerts.

    Susan Ju
  • I think the CYO is very engaging of all the children, you can make new friends that are all around your age, it helps with your private lessons, you practice more and it has a positive impact on children.

    May Hsieh

Reg Quiring – Our Intermediate and Senior Orchestra Conductor

The Conductor and Artistic Director, Reg Quiring, has performed as principal violist of the Vancouver Symphony, the Vancouver Opera, and the Quebec Symphony. He has taught violin and viola at all levels at the University of British Columbia, the Vancouver Academy of Music, and the Quiring Chamber Music School. These institutions as well as others have engaged him as conductor for their orchestras. Reg is very excited to take on the task of building a great youth orchestra for Coquitlam and its surrounding regions.

Reg Quiring - Conductor & Artistic Director of the Coquitlam Youth Orchestra
Lucia Roh - Conductor of Coquitlam Youth Orchestra

Dr. Lucia Hyunsil Roh – Our Junior Orchestra Conductor

Dr. Lucia Hyunsil Roh was recently appointed as the conductor of Coquitlam Youth Orchestra’s Junior Division. Prior to arriving in Canada in 2015, she was selected to be a teaching artist in Korea Arts and Culture Education Service’s El Sistema program. As a teaching artist, she participated in research and editorial supervision of orchestral repertoire, and also presented masterclasses for the instructors of El Sistema-Korea to help develop their teaching skills.

Featured Student: Yebin Kim

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