August Auditions for 2016-17 Season
There are still openings for the following sections. To apply and download audition requirements, please click here.
Clarinet - Concert Orchestra
Bassoon - Youth Symphony & Concert Orchestra
Trumpet - Concert Orchestra & Youth Symphony
French Horn - Concert Orchestra & Youth Symphony
Tuba - Concert Orchestra
Small Ensembles still accepting students:
Meet our CIYS Musicians!
The Central Illinois Youth Symphony is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fulfilling the need for a superior musical organization that will challenge, educate, and stimulate the young musicians of central Illinois. Founded as a single symphony in 1965 by visionary music educators, the CIYS has grown to encompass three orchestras and an extensive chamber music program.