Welcome to the
Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra

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 and orchestral experience.

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Keep track of SYSO rehearsal and performance dates & times. Learn More


Would you like to see the SYSO perform? Here is a list of events. Learn More

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