Casey Springstead, Director
Suggested grades 7-12, NYSSMA Level 6, audition required
Saturdays, 9:00-11:30 am
Please note: Students will be asked to follow any COVID-19 safety guidelines that are in place by the time rehearsals begin.
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 is planning to tour Germany and the Czech Republic during the spring break of 2022.
Audition information for the 2022-2023 school year can be accessed by clicking here.
Fees for the 2022-23 school year: $10 registration fee; $550* yearly tuition, payable in quarterly installments of $137.50. For students enrolled in individual lessons at Hochstein, yearly tuition is $484, payable in quarterly installments of $121. (Fees as of Fall 2022.)
* Learn more about our Tuition Assistance by clicking here.