LATEST INFORMATION and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
SACRAMENTO YOUTH SYMPHONY
Urgent Matters: Robert Vann, SYS General Manager (916) 399-3555
Updated: June 22, 2020
Retirement Roast for Maestro Michael Neumann
Has the Retirement Roast been re-scheduled? Answer: It has been postponed. We hope to hold the event in August or September. Please check back.
Summer Chamber Music Workshop
Is the Summer Chamber Music Workshop scheduled? Answer: No. It has been canceled.
1. Are Open Auditions scheduled? Answer: Yes. However, we have moved the auditions to an online format in which students will submit video auditions. Late auditions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please call our office.
2. When will the results be posted for Open Auditions? The results will be announced by the end of June.
1. Will there be a 2020-2021 season of SYS? Answer: Yes. At this time, we believe that we will be able to have our season. It should begin on September 1st. As we are constantly receiving new information in regards to COVID-19, we may need to make significant modifications to our program in order to serve our musicians while keeping the safety of our members, families, and community as our top priority. Decisions will be announced as we approach the start of the season.
With respect to the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the Sacramento Youth Symphony (SYS) is following the guidelines set forth by the Sacramento County Department of Health Services (www.saccounty.net) and information from the CDC. We are putting in place appropriate social distancing protocols and other safety recommendations for our type of organization.