This Starter Strings class is held at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. It is for home-schooled students or those who do not have an on-site class at their school.
First class and Parent Meeting - September 10 from 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm. Yearly tuition is $150.
Classes are held each Wednesday from 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm.
This Starter Strings II class is held at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. It is for home-schooled students or those who do not have an on-site class at their school.
First class and Parent Meeting - September 10 from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm. Yearly tuition is $175.
Classes are held each Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm.
Music Director Eugene Power has selected next season's repertoire for the Sangamon Valley Civic Orchestra.
We invite all local musicians and fans to join us for the exciting new season!
We are kicking off the 2014-2015 Youth Symphony season with a day trip to St. Louis on Saturday, September 20, to see the St. Louis Symphony perform the music of "Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest" along with the film itself being played on the big screen!
The Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony will be undergoing a change in structure for the upcoming 2014-15 season. The Symphony Orchestra and Concert Orchestras will be combined into one ensemble. Our adult community orchestra is now called The Sangamon Valley Civic Orchestra.
The State Journal Register featured SVYS in an article by Tamara Browning, published May 3, 2014.
Please join us in thanking our sponsors for this season! The generous support of these local businesses helps SVYS provide the only orchestral learning and performing opportunity for young people in our community.
Servpro of Springfield
Myers & Myers, Certified Public Accountants
John Shafer & Associates, Architects & Planners
Bank of Springfield
BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois
Musicians are required to report rehearsal absences in advance.
Orchestral and string ensembles for students in grade school through high school.
Beginning string instruction for students at local schools and home-schooled children in grades 3-6.
Open to all adults who play an orchestral instrument.