March 8, 2019

Concerto Competition

Will you be the SSYO soloist for the 2019-20 season?  Application for our May 20 concerto competition is now open.  Apply before April 22.  

March 7, 2019

Concert with the Regina Symphony, May 11, 2019

The South Saskatchewan Youth Orchestra will once again be joining the Regina Symphony Orchestra on the Conexus Arts Centre stage for a portion of the concert on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 8pm.
The RSO will be celebrating 110 years that night with a reception to follow. Classy music, food and friends!
Families are encouraged to purchase tickets in coming weeks as this will be a popular event.
SSYO musicians will receive a complimentary ticket by calling the RSO box office (306 586 9555), and identifying as a SSYO player.
The player may choose to sit with paid tickets (family or friends) or with the block seating that will be set aside for SSYO players.
Tickets orders for family or friends can be purchased by calling the ticket office as above or through the RSO website (

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.

March 6, 2019

Players needed!

The 2019-2020 season is ahead and the Music directors (Al Denike and Rudolf Sternadel), along with the SSYO board extend a welcome to prospective members.  Interested in joining our orchestra?  Dreaming of sharing the stage with the Regina Symphony?  Ready to board a bus to Banff for a Youth Orchestal Symposium?  Audition dates are Sept 6 and 7, 2019.  Questions?  See the auditions page (to be updated by May) or email  

March 6, 2019

2019-2020 Season announced

A tentative DRAFT of the highlights from the 2019-20 season has been published on our website under "Schedule".  The South Saskatchewan Youth Orchestra has enjoyed annual concerts with the Regina Symphony and in 2020, the date has been moved to March.   Weekly rehearsals remain on Monday nights, from 6:30-9pm.  Check out the fun for the year !!

Upcoming Events

May 11, 2019 8:00 - 10:30 pm

Regina Symphony Orchestra/ SSYO

Conexus Arts Centre

May 20, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 pm

SSYO Concerto Competition

Knox Metropolitan United Church

June 15, 2019 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Season Finale Concert

Knox Metropolitan United Church