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 […]
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 after February […]
November 7, 2017

Consider making a donation to EYSO.

Please consider a tax-deductible donation to help EYSO continue to inspire artistry, curiosity and confidence in young people through the study and performance of excellent music.
May 1, 2018

SPRINGBOARD 2018 Gives Guests Insight into EYSO Difference

Elgin, IL — Guests at Springboard 2018 were treated to live chamber music, excellent food, and the chance to learn about, and support, Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO) at its annual gala on Saturday, April 14th at Elgin Country Club.   Guests were greeted with music by an EYSO harpist, and music by Hanson String Quartet served as backdrop for cocktails and a silent auction. Following cocktail hour, Artistic Director […]
May 23, 2018

Remembering Stu Ainsworth

August 27, 2018

Essential | Invisible. The Little Prince.

2018-19 Season
January 28, 2019

Audition Workshop

Sunday, February 24
February 17, 2019


Dangerous weather and road conditions are causing us to cancel rehearsals at Elgin Community College today, February 17, 2019. We have also sent out an email blast. Stay safe and we’ll see you next Sunday.
March 28, 2019

Saturday, April 6, 7pm, Blizzard Theatre-ECC
April 17, 2019

Summer Chamber Music Camp