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 […]
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.
May 10, 2016

Young Artists Concerto Competition

EYSO's annual concerto competition celebrates the most exceptional musicians in our premier orchestras.