Our Mission

Our mission is to provide all students with the necessary skills, music education, and inspiration to play and enjoy music, and to rebuild the culture of string playing in the south/southwest suburbs.

Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra- Feb 5th, 2017 Auditions!

Training young musicians in the Chicago Southland since 1962. For more than thirty-five years, SYSO has brought meaningful, quality musical experiences to its members. The Incredible Opportunity Program began in 2010; students can apply and are selected through an essay contest to receive low cost group violin instruction …

Suburban Youth Strings

Suburban Youth Strings (SYS) is a select group of students from SYSO who are interested in learning more challenging music. In the past, SYS has performed music of Haydn and Mozart as well as Latin and ethnic composers. The ensemble is made up of about 8 to 12 …

Incredible Opportunity Program

The Incredible Opportunity Program began in 2010; students can apply and are selected through an essay contest to receive low cost group violin instruction and orchestral experience. Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra, a not-for-profit organization, sponsors 20 students, 9 – 13 years old, who would like to learn to play the …