**Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the virtual nature of the 2020 summer season, Full Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble will be the only ensemble offerings for the 2020 season. Chamber Ensembles, Handbell Choir, and Percussion Ensemble will resume summer 2021**
SYO offers five different ensemble settings:
Full Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Ensembles, Handbell Choir, Jazz Ensemble, and Adaptive Percussion Ensemble.
Full Symphony Orchestra includes; strings, woodwinds (including saxophones!), brass, and percussion.
Chamber Ensembles are smaller break-out groups such as a brass quintet or percussion ensemble. All Full Symphony Orchestra participants are placed in a Chamber Ensemble. (Postponed until May 2021)
Handbell Choir includes musicians from all music abilities and instrument backgrounds can learn and perform. No previous handbell experience required!
(Postponed until May 2021)
Jazz Ensemble members play standard jazz repertoire and learn how to improvise. No previous jazz experience required and all instruments welcome!
Adaptive Percussion Ensemble is for musicians of all ages and abilities! Members will play standard percussion ensemble repertoire using instruments from around the world. SYO provides adaptive instruments and music upon request. (Postponed until May 2021)