COBA Youth Ensemble (CYE) was founded in 2000 with the mission of providing performance opportunities to senior talented dancers of COBA Performance Institute (CPI). Members are chosen upon invite by CPI faculty when a student demonstrates a higher interest and proficiency in Dance & Performance. CYE gives students (both dance & drum) additional opportunity to perform at outside events, work with different choreographers, perform in COBA shows/events, increase individual performance knowledge & capability.  The CYE, has performed at numerous festival, conferences & supported many charities. Most notable the Yonge Street Festival, The Harbourfront Children's Festival & The Commemoration Service of the late deputy Mayor Pam Mc Connell.

Current members: Tanya Allison, Jasari Batson, Nyssa Duncan, Mandisa Jacques-Saburi