How to Join the Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony
Who is eligible to become an SVYS member?
Any young musician including home-schooled students, who plays an orchestral instrument, including percussion, harp and advanced saxophone.
Everyone must audition each season regardless of previous SVYS participation. Because SVYS orchestras range from beginning to pre-professional, we have a high placement rate for students of all abilities. Please read about the audition process here.What does it cost to join SVYS?
A $5 application fee per audition per instrument (non-refundable and not applicable to tuition) is due with the Audition Application. Read about current yearly tuition fees here. Tuition for new students joining at second semester is pro-rated. SVYS no longer offers sibling discounts.
Is financial aid available?
Need-based financial aid is available. We are committed to serving talented, dedicated students, regardless of financial constraints. Please call the office at 217-753-8000 for more information.
The SVYS program is structured to include players at all levels of ability. Please read about the ensembles here.What is the yearly concert shcedule?
Are there affiliated groups?
In January, 2006, the Sangamon Valley Community Orchestra was formed for adult ameteur musicians. Rehearsals are held every Wednesday during the academic year at the Hoogland Center for the Arts from 7-9 pm. No auditions are required. Contact SVYS for more information.
How do I contact SVYS?
(In the Hoogland Center for the Arts building, 2nd floor)
|Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony
420 S. 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62701-1808
|SVYS Office - 217 753-8000|