St. Charles County Youth Orchestra (SCCYO) is a not-for-profit organization. The Orchestra was founded in 1996 and is open to public, private and home-schooled students across St. Charles County and the surrounding region. Currently over 100 young musicians, grade two through high school, are members. There are three separate ensembles grouped by age and skill level. The ensembles consist of Symphony Orchestra, Cadenza Orchestra and Primo Strings. The SCCYO Symphony Orchestra was chosen to perform at the Missouri Music Educators Association Annual In-Service Workshop/Conference in 2016 and 2019.