May 25, 2022
EYSO'S "A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES"
WEDNESDAY, JUNE | 7pm
THE ARACADA | ST. CHARLES, IL
Movie lovers of all ages will enjoy this live performance featuring students from EYSO's Youth Symphony. The evening will include the unforgettable scores from blockbuster movies including Pirates of the Caribbean, West Side Story, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and MORE! This is an EYSO performance you won't want to miss! For more information visit Arcada - Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra (eyso.org)
To purchase tickets, click here.
SUMMER CHAMBER MUSIC CAMP
It's not too late to register for EYSO's Summer Chamber Music Camp. This week-long Summer Chamber Music Camp divides string players into trios, quartets and quintets based on their age and ability. Each group will work with a regular coach and spend 3-4 hours together each day. The camp also includes masterclasses, classes in composition, Alexander Technique to improve posture and promote relaxation, listening workshops, and performances and mentoring by KAIA String ensemble: a total of more than 35 hours of instruction. The week culminates with a performance for families and friends. Visit Summer Chamber Music Camp - Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra (eyso.org) to learn more and to apply.
The deadline to apply is Wednesday, June 8.
2022 SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT @ EYSO
EYSO is excited to once again offer two paid summer positions for high school juniors, seniors, or recent graduates. Funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, these part-time (20 hrs/week) student employees will work closely with our administrative staff and learn all about what happens "behind the scenes" at EYSO!Click the job descriptions to read more, and spread the word: these positions aren't only for EYSO students! Any interested and eligible candidate is welcome to submit application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 3, 2022.
EYSO is in need of volunteers to assist with auditions Thursday, May 26 through Sunday, May 29. Volunteer opportunities include audition warm-up room monitors and audition room assistance. If you have never volunteered with EYSO, this is your perfect chance. No musical experience is required! To register, click here.
Saarang Bakre – University of Illinois at Chicago, mechanical engineering
Aani Borrego — Elmhurst University, violin performance & music education
Nora Brink — College of the Holy Cross, chemistry
Kody Bruce — Loyola University of Chicago, molecular neuroscience
Kennedy Buehler – Northern Illinois University, music performance
Daniel Bulpitt — DePaul School of Music, music education
Alan Chen — University of Colorado Boulder, biochemistry
Emma Chen — University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, computer science
Anna Creech — University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, sustainable design
Chelsea Davis — Illinois State University, music education
Aayush Desai — University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, computer science & philosophy
Linnea Diersen — Wheaton College, secondary English education
Toby Elliott — DePaul University, percussion performance with sound design/recording/production minor
Ella Erickson — Wake Forest University, environmental and sustainability studies
Christina Fetterly — University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, music composition
Evalin Feuser — Moody Bible Institute, intercultural studies
Michelle Gain — Concordia University Wisconsin, communication sciences & disorders
Oscar Garcia — University of San Diego, business economics
Harry Graham — New England Conservatory of Music, viola performance
Molly Gruman — University of Kansas, architecture
Carleen Gussman – Illinois State University, music education & horn performance
Taylor Headley — Marquette University, secondary education & English
Jonathan Hirtzig — Elgin Community College, music
Evelyn Irwin — Undecided
Jacy Jacobus — University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, violin performance
Sarah Leardi — Fontbonne University, biology (pre-chiropractic)
Nayoon Lee — Undecided
Trevor List — Iowa State University, computer science
Nora Maloney — Hope College, political science & history
Ian Martinez — Elmhurst University, music education
Aisling McGrath — Bucknell University, accounting
Aidan Murray — University of Notre Dame, aerospace engineering & organ performance
Niku Myers — University of Michigan, molecular biology
Matt Ostergard — Iowa State University, engineering
Ethan Park — Brown University, biology & music
James Petno — Wheaton College, psychology
Ethan Sanderson — Bradley University, engineering
Ailish Seibert — Elgin Community College, English
Luke Shimizu — University of Massachussetts Amherst, biology (pre-med)
Micah Shimizu — Bates College, biology (pre-med)
Peyton Siegler — Undecided
Damian Sulikowski — Undecided
Alan Taylor — University of Idaho, cyber security with undecided minor
Cara Thomas — Belmont University, music education
Anushi Varma — University of Michigan, neuroscience
Emily Zimmer — Pepperdine University, biology
05.26-05.29.2022: EYSO Auditions
05.31.2022: Honor Chamber Ensembles Recital: 7pm at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Elgin (FREE)
06.01.2022: Earl Clemens Quintet Performance: 6pm at the 1st Street Plaza in downtown St. Charles (FREE)
06.03.2022: Deadline to apply for a 2022-23 Honor Chamber Ensemble: Click here for more information.
06.08.2022: Deadline to apply for Summer Chamber Music Camp
06.29.2022: EYSO at the Arcada: 7pm Purchase tickets in advance of the event.
07.04.2022: City of Elgin 4th of July Parade
07.25 - 07.29.2022: Summer Chamber Music Camp: Click here for more information.