Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras

Name Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras

On the Web www.syso.org

Contact Dan Petersen, danp@syso.org, info@syso.org

Provides Instruments

Provides Instrument Classes Yes

Information, Networking, Support

Scholarships Yes

Grants

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: www.syso.org/giving/why_give.html 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%.

National

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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