UC Christchurch Youth Orchestra - UC CYO

The UC CYO is the flagship ensemble of the Christchurch School of Music, made up of top young musicians aged 25 and under.

UC CYO Experience 

Young people inspired through shared musical performance.


Meet the Orchestra

The Orchestra - Our Players
Conductor - Helen Renaud
Manager - Jo Vergeer

Concert programme  2020


Concert 1  - 28 April 2020
Concert 2  - 25 July 2020 
Concert 3  - 17 Oct 2020
Concert 4   - TBA




From Concert Four 2019 

The Typewriter by Leroy Anderson features an unusual percussion instrument as soloist, the old fashioned typewriter! Considered by some to be one of "the wittiest and most clever pieces in the orchestral repertoire" this piece is always great fun to perform and listen to.


 



Watch -     UCCYO - WEBO .   August 24th, 2019  Congratulations to Helen Renaud and the UC Christchurch Youth Orchestra and Concert Band who had a very successful weekend at the Wellington Band and Orchestra Festival. National awards for top orchestra and top concert band!!


Music has a lot of power. It can uplift your consciousness. It is a salve for all emotional wounds and is a powerful tool of connection. 





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