Youth Programs

Youth Programs

Nurturing Young Talent: Explore KSO’s Youth Programs!

Beginning Strings, Intermediate Strings & Kokomo Symphony Youth Orchestra

Special thanks go to Encompass Credit Union and First Farmers Bank & Trust, our youth sponsors for 2024-25!

Enrich your musical journey and unlock your potential with our engaging Youth Programs. Experience the joy of playing an instrument, refine your skills and be part of a vibrant musical community.

Our Youth Programs encompass comprehensive strings instruction, providing students with a solid foundation in learning to play and perform on string instruments. Under the guidance of our experienced youth directors, students not only develop technical skills but also cultivate a deep understanding of music and ensemble playing.

Beginning and Intermediate Strings Classes: (violin, viola, cello)

Join us on Sundays from September through May at Grace United Methodist Church for our Beginning and Intermediate Strings Classes. The schedule is as follows:

Beginning: 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM
Intermediate: 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM

Fall Semester Classes will commence on Sunday, September 8th, 2024. Please note that registration will begin at 4:00 PM on September 10 at Grace United Methodist Church.

Beginning Classes:

Our Beginning Strings class offers a weekly group session led by our professional faculty. The cost for the Beginning Strings Class is $75 per semester, excluding instrument rental at The Sound of Music.

Intermediate Classes:

For students progressing beyond the beginner level, we offer Intermediate Strings Classes. Led by our accomplished faculty, this weekly group class provides further growth and development. The cost for the Intermediate Strings Class is $75 per semester, excluding instrument rental at The Sound of Music.

Instrument Rental Information at The Sound of Music:

Violin: Rental fee of $30.00/Month
Viola: Rental fee of $30.00/Month
Cello: Rental fee of $60.00/Month

Kokomo Symphony Youth Orchestra (KSYO)

Join the Kokomo Symphony Youth Orchestra, our premier youth performing group. KSYO consists mostly of high school students who perform up to four concerts per season at various locations. Rehearsals are held on Sundays from September through May at Grace United Methodist Church from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. The enrollment fee for KSYO is $100 per semester.

Please fill out the form below, or click to download the PDF form and mail it to Kokomo Symphony Orchestra, PO Box 6115, Kokomo, IN 46904.

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Beginning Strings, Intermediate Strings & Kokomo Symphony Youth Orchestra Registration

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Please mail or drop off check to:
Kokomo Symphony Orchestra, PO Box 6115, Kokomo, IN 46904.