Rachel Elizabeth Maley

May 1, 2017

Auditions for the 2018-19 EYSO Season—May 31-June 3, 2018

Serving students grade four through college, EYSO comprises nearly 400 students from more than 70 communities in the Chicago area. Each ensemble offers its members unparalleled opportunities to perform, learn, and collaborate in a fair and welcoming environment. EYSO members have gone on to successful careers in music performance and education, as well as math, science, liberal arts, and other fields. Audition information and requirements are available on EYSO.org after February […]
May 1, 2017

Springboard 2019 – March 16, 2019

Date/Time: March 16, 2019 | 6 p.m. Location: Elgin Country Club EYSO attracts a national reputation for providing a comprehensive learning environment of curiosity, imagination, critical thinking, collaboration, and an engaging musical experience for its students.  This dynamic program supports nearly 400 students from nearly 70 Chicagoland communities, many of them in the Fox Valley area. Your participation in Springboard will help launch the next generation of global citizens into […]
April 26, 2017

Chamber Music Finale

This weekend, we celebrate the nearly 30 ensembles of the Chamber Music Institute. Catch their final performances!
April 13, 2017

You’re Invited to Make a Difference

Join us this April for Springboard, EYSO's annual benefit gala, and provide a rich and rewarding arts education for hundreds of young musicians in your community.
March 14, 2017

EYSO Behind the Scenes

Thinking about joining EYSO? Visit an Open House to see a rehearsal, ask questions, and learn about auditions.
November 7, 2016

Welcoming Eric Larson!

We are excited to enter a new chapter in EYSO's history under the leadership of Executive Director K. Eric Larson.
October 16, 2016

Concerto Competition winners

This season's competition featured exciting repertoire from a record number of competitors. Meet the winners!
September 12, 2016

College Q&A

Our annual College Q&A brought college admissions experts to EYSO to answer all the questions on our families' minds.
August 23, 2016

Hearts and Minds

Our 2016-17 season delves into a rich and provocative question: how is music political?
June 10, 2016

A record audition weekend

In the first week of June, we welcomed 400 young musicians through our doors.