Join EYSO

Join EYSO

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 and science, liberal arts, and all fields in the arts.

Auditions for the 2017-18 season take place June 1-4 (and May 12 for percussionists) at the Elgin Community College Arts Center. The online audition application is available now. Audition dates and times for each section are as follows:

Strings
Thursday evening, June 1
Friday evening, June 2
Saturday, June 3
Sunday afternoon, June 4

Winds and Brass
Friday evening, June 2
Saturday, June 3

Piano and Harp
Saturday morning, June 3

Percussion
Friday evening, May 12

Please carefully review the Audition Information & Requirements and Placement Philosophy in preparation for your audition, and apply now!