Download Press Release PDF Here Elgin, IL (May 21, 2020) –Finding ways to connect—when we are required to remain separate—is challenging. Since 1976, Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO) has been a place of connection and belonging for hundreds of young people. EYSO families deeply value the sense of community, making coming together and forging ahead even more important. In March, EYSO suspended in-person rehearsals (in line with Gov. Pritkzer’s “stay […]
News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: K. Eric Larson 847-997-2109 email@example.com Click Here to Download a PDF: Volunteer of the Year Post Concert Release Illinois Council of Orchestras names EYSO Volunteer Anthony Riani as Volunteer of the Year Elgin, IL (May 14, 2020) – The Illinois Council of Orchestras has named Anthony Riani as Volunteer of the Year for his service to the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra […]
To read the full Daily Herald story, please click here: Elgin Symphony Orchestra names EYSO artistic director as education conductor Elgin Symphony Orchestra Announces Artistic Director of Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra as Education Conductor The ESO is now in the final stages of confirming Matthew Sheppard to be its next Education Conductor. Since taking over as artistic director of the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO), Sheppard has consistently demonstrated […]
News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: K. Eric Larson 847-997-2109 firstname.lastname@example.org Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO) Hosts Folklórico Online Elgin, IL (May 6, 2020) – Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO) will host Folklórico, a virtual concert at www.eyso.org/concert at 7 p.m., Sunday, May 10, featuring all EYSO ensembles, including performances by its three full orchestras, two string orchestras, Brass Choir, and EYSO Samba Band—plus a special project shared by all of EYSO. Members […]
EYSO has moved the scheduled Folklórico concerts to a virtual format. This will allow us to bring our 44th season to a close safely via a digital performance at 7 pm, Sunday May 10, featuring all of our EYSO ensembles.
Dear EYSO Families - As you know, coronavirus (COVID-19) has been on our radar for the last several weeks and we’ve been working closely with ECC’s emergency management team and others. At the recommendation of ECC and in the best interests of our students and staff, we are suspending in-person rehearsals at ECC effective immediately through Sunday, April 5. (please click to read the full message...)