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Now entering our 70th season, Jefferson Symphony Orchestra has been making music that thousands of people in and around Jefferson County have enjoyed. We are a community orchestra, comprised of more than seventy-five volunteer musicians and we are proud to unite our audiences through their shared love for the arts.

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...announcing our 2022—2023 Season

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Upcoming events


DEC 11

3:00 p.m.

Holidays with JSO

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Christine Gaudreau,
guest conductor

December 11 — Jefferson Symphony presents our annual audience favorite! Christine Gaudreau conducts a festive overture by Brahms, the expressive Fantasia on Greensleeves by Vaughan Williams, and enchanting Holiday selections including costumes and scenes from Hansel & Gretel.
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Individual Tickets on sale now. Join the Jefferson Symphony for a Holiday celebration and return to live music — it's our 70th anniversary!


JAN 14

7:00 p.m.

After an all-day competition, we announce our 2023 Young Artist and the Top Three winners of the Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition. The JSO*YAC is our annual concerto competition—meet the First, Second, and Third place winners, who perform from their concerto selection for you in a public recital.


General admission: $15 at the door. Free for season ticket holders!

Location: Colorado Christian University Music Building

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Our Young Artist Competition resumes for 2022/2023!

The annual competition brings 8 rising musicians to Colorado for a live-finals round; top-prizes include a solo opportunity with JSO during our season and $8000 in cash awards. Visit our JSO*YAC page. 

Give where you live...

The countdown to Colorado Gives Day begins today!

Your support of Jefferson Symphony now through December 6 counts toward our end-of-year goal, and the $1.6 million Colorado Gives Day Incentive Fund! As a participating #COGives nonprofit, we earn a percentage of the fund — the more we raise, the more we get!


We are most grateful to everyone who gave during Colorado Gives Day in 2021!


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Jefferson Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1953, is a seventy--five member ensemble based in Golden, Colorado. Featuring fine musicians from many walks of life, the orchestra presents its 70th Season of symphonic performances for Front Range audiences. 

Jefferson Symphony enriches the greater Jefferson County community through quality music experiences and educational programming. We are proud to unite our audiences through their shared love for the arts.

  JSO is grateful for its grantors and sponsors. 

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