As the region’s premier youth orchestra program, GTCYS attracts 1,000 of the Twin Cities’ most talented students. Our advertising reach extends to more than 7,000 students, parents, teachers, friends, and arts patrons.

Click here for 2019-20 advertising opportunities. Questions? Contact Communications and Marketing Manager Morgan May at morgan@gtcys.org.

Special thanks to our 2018-19 premier advertisers listed below.

all-strings-attachedAll Strings Attached is a specialty string shop dedicated to providing the highest quality instruments in the Twin Cities. From our popular rental program to professional sales instruments – we are proud to serve musicians of all levels!


Cadenza Music offers quality, lovingly-maintained instruments for lease or purchase. Printed music, teacher discounts, group or private lessons, repair services. www.cadenzamusic.com, 651-644-3611


Eastman School of Music
An Eastman education forges the highest levels of artistry and scholarship with deep musicianship skills and entrepreneurial savvy. Graduates emerge as leaders in their respective disciplines and are shaping the future of music.


Eckroth Music specializes in band & orchestra instruments, accessories, method books and instrument repair. We are proud to continue the tradition of excellence and passion for the arts that started in 1972 when Eckroth Music opened its doors. From the minute you walk into one of our local music stores or rent an instrument online from our premier band and orchestra rental programs, rest assured you will receive enthusiastic customer service paired with unequaled quality musical instruments and accessories.


FineViolins.com is a premier destination for people searching for a fine stringed instrument. If you are searching for a new handcrafted violin, viola, or cello, we can make it an easy and enjoyable experience!



Master violin maker David Folland is at the forefront of the world’s makers and restorers. He offers adjustment and repair that will make your instrument sound and play better than ever.



At Gustavus, we understand music is the key to unlocking your genius, no matter what your major field of study may be. We know music has inspired you to achieve great things thus far. Why not see how far it can take you?


For more than 50 years, Kumon’s after-school academic enrichment program has helped children achieve success worldwide. We strive to instill in children the desire to achieve and the motivation to learn on their own. Whether your child is seeking enrichment, needs help catching up or is just beginning his or her academic career, Kumon is designed to help him or her develop a love of learning. Maple Grove and Medina locations.


At the Lawrence Conservatory of Music, we believe that to achieve one’s full musical potential, a musician needs to go beyond the practice room and nurture the intellectual growth offered through the breadth and depth of a liberal arts education.


The School of Music provides intimate music study in a tight-knit academic community of mentors and students with Big Ten research resources in the vibrant art scene of the Twin Cities.


schmittmusic-logo-400x300Schmitt Music is your trusted, family-owned music store, committed to providing you with superior products and services. We now offer a full line of fine contemporary orchestral string instruments at our Woodbury and Brooklyn Center stores!



A community music school offering private lessons from excellent faculty, foundational classes for infants to age 7, Suzuki, many performance opportunities. All instruments, all levels, all ages.


Minnesota’s largest private university, with 10,000 students committed to the common good. A faculty of artist-practitioners offers progressive coursework to undergraduate and graduate music students.

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