Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra
When: Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
Location: Blizzard Theatre
Tickets: $25 adults / $20 seniors / $14 students
The award-winning Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO) is one of the largest, oldest, and most esteemed youth orchestras in the nation. Its five orchestras, brass choir, percussion ensembles, and thriving Chamber Music Institute provide nearly 400 students from 70 communities a challenging musical experience while rewarding audiences with thrilling, innovative concerts. Its comprehensive learning environment promotes curiosity, imagination, and critical thinking. Its 42nd season, Elemental, uses the music of Bernstein, Dvorák, Bach and others as a lens to understand organicism, motifs as DNA, and the orchestra as a kind of eco-system. Learn more at EYSO.org.