2015 Registration is Now Open!
Entering our 66th year, ISYM offers programs for both the developing as well as the advanced musician. Age requirements vary by program so be sure to take a moment to explore all of your options!
Conductors for 2015
Session 1 (June 14-20)
Senior Orchestra - Donald Schleicher, Illinois
Senior Symphonic Band - Richard Mark Heidel, Univ. of Iowa
Senior Concert Band - J. Ashley Jarrell, Illinois
Senior Chorus - Andrew Megill, Illinois
Session 2 (June 21-27)
Junior Symphonic Band - Chip DeStefano, Skokie, IL
Junior Concert Band - Michael Malek, Prospect Heights, IL
Junior Orchestra - Louis Bergonzi, Illinois
Junior Strings - Maura Brown, Elk Grove, IL
Session 3 (July 5-11)
Junior Symphonic Band - Margene Pappas, Tucson, Arizona
Junior Concert Band - Amanda Allen, Monticello, IL
Junior Chorus - Bridget Sweet, Illinois
There are still openings in all programs EXCEPT those listed below.
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All Programs Open
Rock Band/Songwriting - CLOSED (still accepting for bass guitar)
Junior Band - Percussion - CLOSING SOON
Junior Jazz - Drums and Bass - CLOSING SOON
Senior Jazz - Drums/Percussion & Trumpet- CLOSING SOON
We regret that we are not able to accomodate all applicants in all areas.
Updated on March 25, 2015
Announcing the ISYM Scholarship Fund
ISYM is excited to announce the establishment of the Illinois Summer Youth Music Scholarship and Support Fund. You can support our efforts to reach further and bring more students to campus to experience ISYM and the University of Illinois by contributing to this fund.
To give, please visit the University of Illinois Foundation and be sure to indicate "Illinois Summer Youth Music Scholarship and Support Fund."
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