Welcome to Northern Valley Youth Orchestras!

NVYO: inspiring musicians, engaging communities.

2016-17 upcoming concert season/events:

April 9, 1-4 pm  Music in Bloom Fundraiser at All Seasons Garden Center.

$10 in advance/$15 at the door tickets available at All Seasons, Empire, and NVYO. 

FINAL NVYO 2017 11x17Poster

April 30 / May 8  : auditions for 2017-18

Symphony info

Philharmonic info

Register for an audition

Allegro info & registration

General audition information



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 The Northern Valley Youth Orchestras program offers young musicians the opportunity to stretch and challenge themselves in a supportive setting. Dynamic and accomplished conductors and educators,  and demanding but exciting music make for a stimulating, educational experience. The orchestras and chamber music ensembles of NVYO present varied concerts of great music both old and new.


Completed season performances:

Nov. 19th, 3 pm – all orchestras, Grand Forks Central HS

Nov. 28, 7 pm, Crescendo only. The Ember Downtown 8 N 3rd St

March 6, Allegro Day Tour: University Children’s Learning Center, Grand Forks Library Story Time, Holy Family/St Mary’s School, Valley Eldercare.

March 11, Symphony only (@ Concordia) 7:30 pm, Moorhead, MN

March 12, 3:30 pm - all orchestras, Chester Fritz Auditorium, Grand Forks with Science of Sound demos and activities in the lobby, courtesy Dakota Science Center 2 -3:20 pm. 




NVYO 2015-16 Season Video Overview


NVYO 2015-16 Annual Report



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NVYO is a 501 c 3 non-profit; all donations are deductible to the full extent allowed by law. You can help NVYO and easily earn a deduction in just minutes by using our online  “donate” button, at the top of the page. Thank you for your support!

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Upcoming Events

April 9
Music in Bloom! 
All Seasons 1-4 pm
$10 in advance, $15 at door

April 30, May 8
Auditions for 2017-18

August 7-11
Dal Segno Camp!