The Florence Symphony Youth Orchestra

The FSYO is a talented group of approximately 22 students in grades 6-12, primarily from Florence but including members from the extended Pee Dee Region. The FSYO offers students an important ensemble outlet for their musical abilities, which have a demonstrated benefit on academic outcomes. Students who learn to play an instrument develop advanced motor skills, learn to socialize with all types of people and obtain a respect for history, hard-work and the importance of practice, perseverance, and patience.

In addition, through its outreach, the FSYO exposes thousands of other children in the area to classical music and orchestral instruments. For many local youth, it is the only such exposure they will enjoy during their formative years.

The FSYO is a branch of the Florence Symphony Orchestra.


FSYO Musicians

View the FSYO roster.

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2018 Auditions

Audition for the FSYO.

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Meet our Director.

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FSYO in Concert

Sunday, March 11, 2018
Mainstage, FMU Performing Arts Center
3:00 PM


Sunday, May 6, 2018
Mainstage, FMU Performing Arts Center
3:00 PM


*Free to the public.

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Student Absence

FSYO musicians, please submit a notice of your absence from any FSYO rehearsal or event through this form.

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