Are you or your young musician at home looking for a fun opportunity to play your instrument this summer? Come make music, make friends, and perform for your family and community at the Springfield Youth Orchestras 2022 Strings Summer Retreat!
Open to both current AND prospective students between the ages of 10-18, students will prepare fun pops music with the conductors of the Springfield Youth Orchestras (SYO), Mr. Carlos Elias, Mrs. Hanna Lacey and Mrs. Lydia Stout.
Tuesday, July 26th – Saturday, July 30th
John Legend Theater (700 S Limestone St, Springfield, OH 45505)
Saturday, July 30th
Hollenbeck Bayley Conference Center (275 S Limestone St, Springfield, OH 45505)
The SYO will give performances at the Springfield Symphony Orchestra’s Youth Education fundraiser, Flavors, at the Hollenbeck Bayley Conference Center in downtown Springfield.
Flavors is the SSO Education Programs’ largest fundraiser for the year, and the musicians of the Springfield Youth Orchestras will be the stars of the evening!
HOW TO APPLY
1. If you are a current Springfield Youth Orchestras member (from the 2021-2022 season), you will automatically be accepted into the 2022 Strings Summer Retreat! Simply apply below. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RETREAT, THIS WILL NOT AFFECT YOUR STANDING IN THE SYO/SCC IN THE REGULAR SEASON.
2. If you are a string student (violin, viola, cello and bass) with at least ONE YEAR PLAYING EXPEREINCE, you will automatically be accepted into the 2022 Strings Summer Retreat! Simply apply below.
STUDENTS WHO ARE INVOLVED WITH THEIR SCHOOL’S MARCHING BAND during this week CAN STILL ATTEND!!! Even with a marching band schedule earlier in the day, we can provide all students with dinner before they go into their rehearsals at the camp (we know that some students will not be able to arrive until later in the evening). If you have some conflicting marching band rehearsals, but would still like to participate, simply send an email to email@example.com so we can make special arrangements! We 100% support our young musicians participating in their marching band ALONG with participating in the Springfield Youth Orchestras
Tuition for each student to participate will be $100 and will include dinner each night. Financial aid is available in the form of partial and full tuition waivers on a need-based basis. You may indicate on your Summer Retreat application if you will need financial assistance.
If interested in participating in this really fun opportunity, please fill out the application and then come make music with us this summer!
If you have any questions, please send an email to the SSO Education and Operations Manager, Axl Pons, at firstname.lastname@example.org.