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Saturday, May 22- Sunday, June 13, 2021

SpringUP with ESYO!  The Empire State Youth Orchestra blossoms online with virtual concerts, while youth-led ensembles spring up in the community at the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market, Albany’s Washington Park, Schenectady’s Jay Street, and Orsini Park in Altamont.

Take a stroll, breathe the fresh spring air and enjoy ESYO’s first set of live, in-person concerts in 15 months. It's free for all to enjoy.  Then, get your Access ESYO ticket and log on to enjoy fresh spring performances featuring the music you love by Mozart, Shostakovich, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky alongside American tunes by Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, George Walker, and Aaron Copland. Members of ESYO Symphony Orchestra bring "Impressions" by GRAMMY-nominated composer Clarice Assad to life.

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Become a SpringUP Festival Donor Today!

We can't auction off the chance to conduct an orchestra this year, but you can still win a baton!  In fact, there are a few other special "thank you" gifts for your generous support. See below:

$100 Donation

With your $100 donation, you will recieved FREE access to all Virtual Mainstage Concerts!

$500 Donation

You will be entered into a drawing for a Conductor's Baton and a personal note from Carlos Ágreda.

$1,000 Donation

You will be entered into a drawing for the baton used by Carlos Ágreda during his first major concert at the TSBMH and a personal note from him.

Your appeal dollars can be donated to support:

SpringUP Festival Appeal now through June 13th!

Goal: $60,000

You continue to make a tremendous difference in the lives of our children. We thank you for everything you do.

Volunteer To Help ESYO SpringUP & Spring Forward

Launch Your Own SpringUP Online Fundraiser

SpringUP online with ESYO and create your own personal fundraiser in support of ESYO.  The COVID-19 pandemic challenged ESYO in many ways and changed the way we sound together. Your fundraising support will empower ESYO to nourish the personal and musical development of young musicians now and in the future.

Create an online ESYO account and create your personal fundraiser today!