Charleston Symphony Youth Orchestra

The mission of the Charleston Symphony Youth Orchestra is to provide serious middle and high school music students within the tri-county area an opportunity to perform symphonic music with a high standard of musical excellence, supporting the experience of music education within the community and schools. The CSYO aspires to serve as the region’s premiere youth orchestra, providing excellent concert performances in the state of South Carolina and beyond, as well as enhancing its musicians’ opportunities to compete for scholarships and other advancement possibilities.



​The Charleston Symphony Youth Orchestra (CSYO) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Federal Tax ID# 27-0159978 


Our Mission