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Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra

Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra is a 501c(3) non-profit operated by a talented team of classically trained musicians and instructors who are dedicated to providing students across the south suburbs of Chicago with the opportunity to develop the necessary skills, music education, and inspiration to play and enjoy music, and to build a community of string players.

Orchestra Conductor on Stage



Auditions will be held

AUG 27, 2023

12PM - 6PM by appointment

Walk-ins & Videos Submissions


Advanced & Junior Orchestras

Classes for Beginners

Sunday Afternoons

Immanuel Lutheran Church

Richton Park, IL

Incredible Opportunity Program

Our beginner ensemble, a group instruction class, for students ages 8-13 who do not already play a string instrument, but would like to learn to play the violin.

Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra

The top performing group and namesake of the organization, students ages 8-13 accepted into SYSO have successfully completed a comprehensive audition

Suburban Youth Symphony Junior Orchestra

Our intermediate ensemble, aims to prepare students, ages 8-13, for the Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra by focusing on technique and ensemble playing

Your Generosity Makes Our Program Possible

Did you know that tuition only covers less than 50% of SYSO's operating costs?