The Symphoria Youth Orchestras give students with a passion for music an opportunity to develop their skills, refine their musicianship and cultivate an overall appreciation for excellence in music with other similarly interested students. Students will receive coaching from Symphoria musicians, masterclasses with selected guest artists and a side by side performance experiences with Symphoria musicians.
2018-2019 Season Auditions will be held in June 2018. Audition information can be found HERE.
Symphoria Young Artists Orchestra (SYAO)
The Symphoria Young Artists Orchestra offers an orchestral experience with the most challenging repertoire, somewhat longer rehearsals, and three performance experiences. In addition, student musicians will join their professional counterparts to perform on a Symphoria masterworks performance. Sectional coachings will be offered by Symphoria musicians for each concert cycle, as well as masterclass opportunities throughout the year. The Symphoria Young Artists Orchestra is open to students up to age 22.
Symphoria Youth Repertory Orchestra (SYRO)
The Symphoria Youth Repertory Orchestra offers a full orchestra experience with three performances, including a side by side performance with Symphoria. Symphoria musicians will offer sectional coachings for each concert cycle, and SYRO musicians are encouraged to participate in masterclass opportunities throughout the year. The Symphoria Youth Repertory Orchestra is open to students up to age 18.
Symphoria Youth String Orchestra (SYSO)
The Symphoria Youth String Orchestra brings together the most talented young string musicians in Central New York to practice and perform a wide variety of string repertoire. This orchestra is targeted for middle school students performing at NYSSMA level 3, 4, and 5.