Summer Youth Orchestra (SYO)

 

 

The ChiMOP Summer Youth Orchestra (SYO) is a free youth orchestra camp open by audition to any Chicago high school musician with experience playing an orchestral instrument. SYO has completed SEVEN seasons of ambitious programming, performed more than thirty concerts in venues across the city and beyond, and toured to places like Michigan, Saint Louis, Cincinnati, and Philadelphia, collaborating with other music for social change projects along the way!

 

 

JOIN OUR 2020 SUMMER YOUTH ORCHESTRA!

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AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Play 2 major scales of your choice (as many octaves as possible)
  • Play chromatic scale (start on any pitch and go full range of your instrument)
  • Play 2 contrasting excerpts from a solo, orchestra piece, or etude
  • Approximately 5 minutes total length