Shoreline Youth Symphony Orchestra, Inc.

We create a welcoming and encouraging opportunity for young musicians, elementary school age through high school, to grow, contribute, and develop their talents, with other like-minded students  from the Shoreline towns in central coastal Connecticut.

The Shoreline Youth Symphony Orchestra, Inc is comprised of three orchestras. 

Shoreline Youth Symphony Orchestra (SYSO) 

SYSO is a community youth symphonic orchestra composed of advanced high school age musicians from Connecticut. We play the great classical symphonic music as well as original contemporary compositions for orchestra. Our mission is to offer a high quality musical experience in orchestral playing for young musicians. 

Shoreline Youth Concert Orchestra (SYCO)

SYCO is a community youth symphonic orchestra composed of advanced middle school and intermediate high school age musicians from the Shoreline towns in central coastal Connecticut. We play a wide range of music to give musicians an introduction to the full orchestral experience. 

Shoreline Youth String Ensemble (SYSE) 

SYSE is an introductory string ensemble composed of young musicians with at least one year of private study or public school experience. This group gives students an opportunity to focus on the techniques and ensemble skills of an orchestra. 

Watch the video to learn more about our three orchestras


Now accepting video auditions with rolling admissions now through August 1, 2023.

Enquire at

Next in person Auditions:
September 11, 2023


2023-2024 Registration opens on August 1st.  Tuition is due

by October 1, 2023.

Please send tuition

payments to:


P.O. Box 947

Madison, CT 06443


Rehearsals take place on Mondays evenings at Daniel Hand High School, Madison, CT.

 Rehearsals will start on

September 18, 2023

for SYSE @ 5:45-6:45

October 2, 2023 

for SYCO @ 5:45-6:45 & for SYSO @ 7-9pm


Our 2023 Concerts will be on December 17th and on May 19th at the Guilford High School.

On December 3rd the Symphony Orchestra will participate in the ABC Madison Annual Holiday Concerts.