You are invited to apply for The South Side Chicago Youth Orchestra (SSCYO)* Summer 2020 Instrumental Workshop. The Workshop will run from Monday, July 6 through Thursday, August 13, 1-5pm, with a culminating concert on the evening of August 13 at South Shore Cultural Center.  The Workshop is offered free of charge to all participating musicians.  Successful applicants will be aged 12-25, and can read music and perform at an intermediate level on Violin, Viola, Cello, or Stand-Up Bass.  Applicants must have their own instruments.  Repertoire for the Workshop will include the standard orchestra repertoire, including contemporary selections.

To apply, download this form, complete, scan and send it to [email protected]. If need be, you may mail it to Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles c/o South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60649 no later than midnight on Monday, June 22, 2020 (PDT).  ICYOLA’s telephone number is (213) 788-4260. Please apply as soon as possible as it is anticipated that spaces will fill up quickly. Once your application is received and evaluated, you may be asked to provide a 1-2 minute video of yourself performing on your instrument. If you are under the age of 18 at the time that you submit your application, your parent or legal guardian must also sign the application form. We look forward to the timely receipt of your application.

*SSCYO is a collaboration between Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles, After School Matters, Serendipity Strings, Chicago State University Department of Music, Hyde Park Suzuki Institute, Musical Arts Institute of Chicago, Kenwood Academy Strings Program, South Shore Cultural Center and The League of American Orchestras.