Legacy of learning, thrilling repertoire, memorable performances, touring –alumni have shaped the GTCYS experience!

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Since 1972, GTCYS has helped more than 16,000 young people attain excellence, practice teamwork and explore their connection to the world around them. While many GTCYS alumni can be found in the world’s most esteemed orchestras, the majority apply the values they learned in GTCYS – excellence, teamwork, and community engagement – in their lives as teachers, doctors, lawyers, parents, engineers, scientists and more. No matter what path our students pursue, the GTCYS experience is a memorable, inspiring part of a young person’s life – with benefits that last a lifetime.

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Your Alumni Story

GTCYS turned 50 in 2022 and we’d love to hear how your GTCYS experiences helped shape you into the person you’ve become! We invite you to share your stories, memories and even a photo here: Fill out this form to share your story.

Giving: Carry on the Legacy!

Music’s ability to enlighten, educate, and energize young minds is as important today as it was when you were in GTCYS. Please join your fellow alumni in supporting GTCYS’ by contributing to the Alumni Campaign! Tax-deductible contributions of any amount help GTCYS keep tuition affordable, meet increased demand for scholarships, offer students a high quality experience, and share music with the community. Every gift makes a difference – contribute today!


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