Youth Symphony

Welcome to the 2016-17 season of the Eugene-Springfield Youth Symphony! We proudly welcome Dr. David Jacobs as the new conductor of the Youth Symphony (YS). Dr. Jacobs served as interim conductor for the Spring 2015-16 concert set, and led a tremendous performance of the orchestra on May 26th. He also serves as the Director of Orchestral Studies at the University of Oregon. We are thrilled that he is now a permanent member of the ESYO family! For more about Dr. Jacobs, click here.

The Youth Symphony presents some of the greater Eugene/Springfield area’s finest student musicians in exciting concerts featuring outstanding soloists and demanding orchestral music. All qualified musicians through age 21 may audition annually for membership. The Eugene-Springfield Youth Symphony is the second oldest youth symphony west of the Mississippi!

Youth Symphony concerts feature a variety of exciting repertoire and feature student soloists. Auditions are held annually in the spring. YS rehearsals are held Monday evenings in the South Eugene High band room from 6:45-9pm (including federal holidays).

The program fee is $445 (scholarship assistance available – see registration packet) CLICK HERE to download your YS Registration Packet.
Please print and fill out and return to ESYO, PO Box 5666, Eugene, OR 97405 with your payment.

Be sure to subscribe to the google calendar below and check regularly for rehearsal and concert updates.  

If your child is ill, or there is a family emergency, please call your registrar as soon as possible.
Youth Symphony Registrar: Lisa Morgan: 541-968-3435
If you know about an absence ahead of time (a family trip, other conflict) please fill out the absence request form: Absence Request Form (online submission).
Attendance is important and required. See your musician’s handbook for detailed policy. Thank You!