2017-18 Season at a Glance

Concerto Competition

Concerto Competition

October 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m., Hoogland Center for the Arts Social Room

Students in the Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony will compete for the opportunity to perform as soloists with the orchestra at its Spring Concert. The competition is held in open recital and the public is invited.

Trivia Night

Trivia Night Fundraiser

October 21, 2017, 7:00 p.m., Hoogland Center for the Arts Theatre 3

You will never have more fun supporting the Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony. The evening will include an opportunity to purchase 50/50 raffle tickets, mulligans to help you on that question that stumps you, and food and drink at the concessions.

SVYS Fall Concert

Youth Symphony & Civic Orchestra - Fall Concert

October 31, 2017, Time TBA, Hoogland Center for the Arts LRS Theatre

Our musicians have worked hard preparing this first concert of the season! In this combined event the SVYS Youth Symphony and the Sangamon Valley Civic Orchestra will perform. The concert will feature masterworks from the classical repertoire, plus a few surprises selected and conducted by our Music Director.

ISO Side by Side

Youth Symphony Side-by-Side Concert with Illinois Symphony Orchestra

November 18, 2017, 7:30 p.m. Sangamon Auditorium

The Youth Symphony musicians take their seats on stage to play alongside members of the ISO at their Pops concert.

SVYS Fall Concert

Junior Strings, Preparatory Orchestra & Sinfonia Orchestras Concert

November 20, 2017, 7:00 p.m., Hoogland Center for the Arts LRS Theatre

Starter Strings Concert

Starter Strings Side-by-Side Concert

February 8, 2018, Time TBA, Hoogland Center for the Arts Theatre 3

They are only half-way through their first year with their new instruments, but the Starter Strings classes want you to hear how far they have come! These third through sixth graders will put a smile on your face. Cameras will flash as proud parents see their childrens' first concert!

SVCO Concert

Sangamon Valley Civic Orchestra Concert

Feb 9, 2018, 7:30 p.m., Hoogland Center for the Arts Theatre 3

SVYS Winter Concert

Youth Symphony & Sinfonia Orchestra Concert

February 27, 2018, 7:00 p.m., Hoogland Center for the Arts Theatre 3

The Youth Symphony and Sinfonia Orchestra return to the stage for their second concert this season.

SVCO Winter Concert

Chamber Ensembles Concert

Date and location TBA

The SVYS chamber program groups will perfom selections from their repertoire.

Flapjack Fundraiser

Flapjack Fundraiser

April 21, 2018, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Veteran's Parkway Applebee's

Spring Concert

Youth Orchestras - Spring Concert

April 28, 2018, 3:00 p.m., Hoogland Center for the Arts LRS Theatre

Our season finale showcases the Starter Strings, Junior Strings, Preparatory Orchestra, and Sinfonia Orchestra. Our students will show you what they can do after a season's hard work!

SVCO Spring Concert

Youth Symphony & Sangamon Valley Community Orchestra - Spring Concert

May 12, 2018, 7:30 p.m., Hoogland Center for the Arts LRS Theatre

Don't miss our season finale!

SVYS Summer Programs

Summer Programs

Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony offers summer lessons and day camp opportunities for string players in the Springfield area.

Contact SVYS

420 S. Sixth Street, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1808 (Second floor, Hoogland Center for the Arts)

Phone: (217) 753-8000

E-mail: svys.svco@gmail.com