Casey Springstead, Director
Suggested grades 7-12, NYSSMA Level 6, audition required
Saturdays, 9:00-11:30 am
A full orchestra (strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion) for advanced musicians. The Youth Symphony Orchestra promotes musical experience through the study and performance of standard orchestral repertoire, contemporary works, small ensembles, and student concerto performances. Season repertoire includes Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary music.
The HYSO toured Italy in Spring 2009, Ireland in Spring 2011, France in Spring 2014, Austria/Germany in Spring 2016, and Spain & Portugal in the spring of 2018. The HYSO toured Germany and the Czech Republic during the spring break of 2022.
The HYSO tours Italy in 2024! More info here.
The 2023/24 HYSO Rehearsal and Concert schedule can be found by clicking here.
Fees for the 2023-24 school year: $20 registration fee; $560* yearly tuition, payable in quarterly installments of $140.00. For students enrolled in individual lessons at Hochstein, yearly tuition is $494, payable in quarterly installments of $123.50. (Fees as of Fall 2023.)
* Learn more about our Tuition Assistance by clicking here.