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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.

...our 2022—2023 Season

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Upcoming events


MAR 31

7:00 p.m.

Young Artist Recital: All-Chopin, All-Etudes

Hans-Derek Yu, piano

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Friday, March 31, 7:00 p.m. — Our 2023 Young Artist, Hans-Derek Yu, performs in recital for symphony patrons, piano enthusiasts, and our Front Range audiences. Meet the JSO*YAC winner, who competed against 11 other finalists during our annual concerto competition. Hans-Derek Yu will perform a ~45 minute solo piano recital of 12 of his favorite, select Chopin Etudes.


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

Location: Wheat Ridge UMC Sanctuary

Location: Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church

General Admission: $15. Free for Season Members of JSO!

LISTEN: Hans-Derek Yu performs Chopin's Etude
Op. 10 No. 4 "Torrent" 



3:00 p.m.

Young Artist Concert:
O'Neil conducts Dvořák
...rising talent — phenomenal and heartfelt performances!

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Scott O'Neil guest conductor

Hans-Derek Yu,

Sunday, April 2, 3 pm -- Meet our 2023 Young Artist, Hans-Derek Yu, who performs Prokofiev's electrifying Piano Concerto #3 with JSO upon winning our Young Artist Competition. Led by Colorado conductor Scott O'Neil, the program also features Dmitri Shostakovich's Festive Overture and the Eighth Symphony by Dvořák. In this symphony, the composer uses the orchestra to depict bird calls, a passing storm, rousing folk dances, and gentle breezes — it's sheer joy!

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A concert interview with Hans-Derek Yu

Read more about Hans-Derek Yu in a concert interview from Jefferson Symphony. He says his performance of the Prokofiev concerto will be "scintillating, exciting, and intense." Click here to read.

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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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