The Francisco de Miranda Youth Symphony Orchestra (FMYSO) is a means of cultural and social advancement for the state of Miranda, where the orchestra members work as professors at El Sistema núcleos of Guarenas, Guatire, Caucagua, Higuerote, Río Chico, Santa Teresa, and Cúa.
The orchestra was established as a string orchestra in September 2001, under the baton of Prof. Andrés González. In January, 2002, the other sections were incorporated to form the current symphony orchestra.
The FMYSO has played at top venues in Caracas including the Teresa Carreño Theater, the auditorium of La Casa del Artista, the National Pantheon of Venezuela, the Paseo Los Próceres, the Caracas Municipal Theater, the Municipal Assembly, the Universidad de los Trabajadores de América Latina and the Embassy of Canada in Venezuela. The orchestra has been featured in fully staged productions of the Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty Ballets in Caracas and performed at Los Altos Mirandinos Festival under the baton of Simon Rattle and Claudio Abbado.
Internationally, the Francisco de Miranda Youth Symphony Orchestra has appeared at the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino in Santa Marta, Colombia, and toured Ecuador in 2010.