San Juan Symphony: The San Juan Symphony is a regional orchestra comprised of FLC students and faculty, community players, and other professional players in the area. This is the premier large ensemble opportunity for string students to work alongside professional players to learn and perform major orchestral repertoire. The mission of the ensemble is to unite the Four Corners area by nurturing the art of music through education and high quality performances that touch the soul. Membership is by audition.

San Juan Symphony Youth Orchestras

The Mission of the San Juan Symphony Youth Orchestras (SJSYO) is to provide an inspiring orchestral experience for the youth of Durango, Bayfield, Farmington, Pagosa Springs, Cortez and surrounding areas, while further enriching the arts communities of the Four Corners.

SJSYO is the only youth symphony organization in the Four Corners area, and its members receive an exceptional educational experience under the guidance of the region's finest musical performers and educators. SJSYO maintains a strong connection with the area's school music programs, Fort Lewis College, and cultural institutions such as 3rd Ave. Arts and Music in the Mountains. SJSYO is open to all Four Corners area elementary school, middle school, high school, home-school, and Fort Lewis College students on an audition basis.

FLC Chamber Orchestra: The Chamber Orchestra is comprised of Fort Lewis College’s most advanced string players. It is a small string orchestra designed to teach students chamber music skills, and familiarize its members with the standard chamber orchestra repertoire.

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