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Michael Morgan leads CYSO and Chicago Childrens Choir in 1992 tour of Japan

Remembering Michael Morgan, Former CYSO Music Director

Former CYSO Music Director Michael Morgan passed away on August 20, leaving behind him a legacy of musical excellence that touched musicians and audiences alike, as well as fond memories […]

CYSO Awarded Grant to Increase Accessibility

As part of our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, we are excited to announce that CYSO has recently been awarded funding to support accessibility efforts at all levels of […]

2022 Tour Announcement: We’re Going to Europe!

It’s official: Next summer, Symphony Orchestra will be headed to Europe for our tour of Berlin, Leipzig, Prague, and Vienna! Students will perform at world-renowned concert halls, participate in unparalleled […]

Audio Story from CYSO Student Reflects on the 2020-2021 Season

Symphony Orchestra clarinetist Louis Auxenfans has been a member of CYSO for many years, but the 2020-2021 season was different than any before it. Due to the pandemic, all CYSO […]

CYSO Brings “Super” Performance to CNN’s 4th of July Special

CYSO celebrated the 4th of July in style with Symphony Orchestra’s appearance on CNN’s nationally-broadcast “The Fourth in America” special. Around 9:30 pm CST, students’ performance of John Williams’ “Superman […]

CYSO’s Class of 2021

A warm congratulations to the 107 members of CYSO’s class of 2021! We’re so proud of the dedication shown by this year’s seniors, tackling a strange and stressful season with […]

Celebrating the 2020-2021 Season

What a season it’s been! Thank you to the entire CYSO community for another unforgettable year. This season especially, the perseverance and determination of our young musicians have truly been […]

CYSO to be Featured on CNN’s 4th of July Special

Tune in this Sunday, July 4th as CNN’s primetime “The Fourth in America” special features a special performance from CYSO!  The nationally-televised broadcast will include fireworks displays from across the […]

How to Take Your Own Music Headshot

Even as a student musician, a quality headshot is a great asset to have, whether you’re entering a competition or getting a write-up in the newspaper. And while going to […]

2021 Music Inspiration Award: Nicholas Lambert

Each year, our student-nominated Music Inspiration Award honors a school band/orchestra director or and private teacher who inspire and encourage their students. This year’s award us presented to Somonauk High […]

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