Incredible Opportunity Program

Now Accepting Essays for Fall Enrollment!

The Incredible Opportunity Program (IOP) is 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 violin, viola, or cello. To be considered for IOP, students must submit a short essay titled,"Why I Want to Play (violin, viola, or cello)" to  

General Program Description: Classes are held Sunday afternoons, 3-4PM, beginning in Fall, and run through the beginning of Spring. A live-streamed class will air on our Facebook page on Wednesdays. IOP students participate in the three major concerts of the SYSO season.  They also participate in a pre-concert performance at the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra.  

Total program cost is $280 plus a $15 materials fee (book and shoulder pad). A rental violin will be provided if needed at no additional cost.  Financial aid is available to qualified students.  For more information send us an email.

Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra

P.O. Box 662

Flossmoor, IL 60422