What We Offer

For more than forty years, the New Jersey State Youth Orchestra has served the region by providing young people with outstanding music education in preparatory, intermediate and advanced orchestral and chamber groups under the direction of professional musicians and music educators. The NJSYO is a non-profit organization administered and run solely by volunteers from the community.

News

The Winds Chamber Ensemble will perform on May 19th at 1:00 PM @ Oakley Farm!

News

Our Spring Concert is coming up on June 2 @ Middletown High School South. Please come and help us celebrate the end of the 2018-2019 season and enjoy some wonderful music!

Meetings

Please join us for a very important parent meeting and board elections at 5:30 on May 30.

2019 Summer Programs

Registration is open for Summer 2019 Bootcamps and Chamber Programs at the MAC! Click the icon above for more information and to register.

2019-2020 Auditions

Register Today for auditions for our next fabulous NJSYO season! All auditions at the MAC, times will be scheduled after you register.

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Meet Our Conductors

Ben Ringer

Ben Ringer

Symphonic Youth Orchestra, Conductor; NJSYO Musical Director
Leo Soeda

Leo Soeda

Chamber Music Ensemble, Conductor
Joseph Ciappina

Joseph Ciappina

Concert Youth Orchestra, Conductor
Chelsey Dokus

Chelsey Dokus

Preparatory String Orchestra, Conductor

Mission Statement & Sponsors

The New Jersey State Youth Orchestra (NJSYO) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization and a New Jersey registered charity. We are operated exclusively by volunteers for the purpose of providing musical education to our youth. With approximately 100 students grouped by age and ability into three orchestras and a chamber ensemble, the NJSYO offers young musicians a unique opportunity to grow and refine their musical talents in an orchestral environment.