August 10, 2019

Technical difficulties with our PayPal tuition payment

Ready to submit your application?  We are experieincing difficulties accepting credit card payments. We encourage you to submit your application and check back closer to the end of the month for paymnt by credit card.  Alteratively, payment may be submitted by cheque on the date of audition.

August 5, 2019

Applications for Audition are now being accepted

Music directors (Al Denike and Rudolf Sternadel), along with the SSYO board extend a welcome to prospective and returning members.  Interested in joining our orchestra?  Available Monday evenings for rehearsal (starting September 9th)?  Dreaming of sharing the stage with the Regina Symphony?  Ready to board a bus to Banff for a Youth Orchestal Symposium?  Audition dates for new and returning members are Sept 6 and 7, 2019.  Put your application in today.  Questions?  See the schedule, audition information  or email  

June 8, 2019

2019-20 Fees Announced

The Board of the South Saskatchewan Youth Orchestra is pleased to announce that fees for the upcoming season will remain unchanged. Further, all full time post secondary players will be eligible for a discount, allowing these students to enjoy a full season with the orchestra and a trip to the Banff Orchestral Symposium for only $800.  

March 6, 2019

Board Members Required

The Board of Youth Orchestra welcomes new members in the fall of each year.  Do you see yourself taking on a role in promotions, planning, writing grants, updating/ upgrading our website, handling our treasury, communicating with new and prospective members or organizing snack?  Our board meets for 2.5 hours monthly between Sept to June.  This is a great resume builder and a chance to serve an established commnity organization.    Parents of SSYO members, SSYO members over the age of 18 and interested community members are welcome to let their name stand at elections in September.  Talk to Doug Charko, president at for more info.

Upcoming Events

September 6 - 7, 2019

Auditions for the 2019/20 season

Knox Metropolitan United Church

September 9, 2019 6:30 - 9:00 pm

First Rehearsal of the Season

Knox Metropolitan United Church

September 9, 2019 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Annual General Meeting- all welcome. Parents and community encouraged to attend.

Knox Metropolitan United Church

November 7 - 10, 2019

Youth Orchestra Symposium @ The Banff Centre

The Banff Centre, Banff, AB