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Suburban Youth Symphony Orchestra

2024-25 Audition Requirements

Students ages 8 to 17 who wish to participate in SYSO or SYSJO, have played their instrument for at least one year, and have a private instructor are welcome to audition.

Specfic audition requirements will be sent via email after registration.

Auditions are held in person on August 18, 2024. They are held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 4800 Sauk Trail, Richton Park, IL. Students who cannot make the in-person audition date are encouraged to send in a video audition tape.


Upon filling out the online application, students will be scheduled for a private audition. Students will be placed into SYSO or SYSJO at the discretion of the Music Director.


We are currently accepting Video submissions for the 2024-25 audition process. Please fill out the audition application. Videos may be submitted to

Deadline to register for SYSO or SYSJO is September 16th, 2024


Audition Application

To register, please take the time to fill out the information below.


Incredible Opportunity Program

Enrollment for the 2024-25 Season Now Open!

Application Instructions

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 the violin.


To register please send an email to

Deadline to register for the IOP is September 9th, 2024. 

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