Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras

Name Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras

On the Web

Contact Dan Petersen,,

Provides Instruments

Provides Instrument Classes Yes

Information, Networking, Support

Scholarships Yes


Performance Opportunities Yes

Music Therapy

Music Ed. Programs & Curricula

Seeks Volunteers Volunteers active in SYSO. See Contact.

Seeks Instruments 0

Seeks Donations Via phone, online: or mail:

Josef Krebs
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras
11065 Fifth Avenue Northeast, Suite A
Seattle, WA 98125

Mission none

What it does Youth symphonies with four full orchestras, three summer programs, and partnerships with local public schools. The SYSO-in-the-Schools program serves over 170 students by partnering with 13 Seattle-area public schools, including schools with large numbers of minority and low-income students. Offers $120,000 in scholarship and work study money to students; with over 25% of students receiving financial aid. SYSO effectively subsidizes tuition for all students by about 45%.


Regional Yes

Region Abbreviation WA

Region Served Seattle, WA area

At-Risk/Under-served Youth Yes

Tax-Deductible Non-Profit Yes

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