Caesura Youth Orchestra

Mission: The Caesura Youth Orchestra (CYO) is based on the El Sistema model to provide urban youth with a positive community where they can, through music, experience a break from the negative impact of drugs, gangs and economic disadvantages.

Year Founded: 2013

Principals: David Ferguson, President

Location: Glendale, CA

Number of Kids Served: 150 annually

Silver Bullet Grant: Musical Instruments

Charity Group Comments: “Thank you so much for encouraging us to apply when we didn’t get funding the first two times! This is so exciting and will make a huge difference in the lives of the children we serve” David Ferguson