June 2, 2020

With open hearts and ears, we stand in solidarity with our EYSO and Chicagoland community . . .
May 22, 2020

New Campaign Lets Supporters Share Stories and Donations Online

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 […]
April 30, 2020

Stories Behind the Music 2020

Join us for a storytelling journey where you will experience personal stories from staff, students, alumni, board members, and others with a personal connection to EYSO.
April 27, 2020

Virtual Folklórico Concert May 10  

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.
March 13, 2020

EYSO COVID-19 Update

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...)
February 5, 2020

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January 6, 2020

Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO) Hosts Ninth Annual Faculty Recital

December 9, 2019

Ninth Annual Faculty Recital

From 2 to 3 pm, Sunday, January 5, in the ECC Arts Center at 1700 Spartan Drive, the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO) is kicking off the start if its 2nd semester with a special treat – the 9th Annual EYSO Faculty Recital.
December 2, 2019

Giving Tuesday 2019

Donate to EYSO this #GivingTuesday
November 25, 2019

2019 Year-End Support Letter

Dear EYSO Fan, This is the time of year we reflect on where we have been and where we are going. Last season took us on an adventure with The Little Prince, the time-honored classic novella written by French aristocrat, author, and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. With the Prince and our musical repertoire as guides, students explored big ideas: the importance of seeing beyond the surface; the meaning of multiple […]