Concerts & Tickets

Enjoy the music you love performed by the vibrant members of ESYO and pay what you can with Access ESYO!
Tickets start at $1

Whether it's online in our new virtual concert hall or in-person, ESYO welcomes you to enjoy each and every concert.  Purchase your general admission ticket for $10 or take advantage of Access ESYO, an online "pay what you can" ticketing system. Whichever you decide, please support in-person music-making by paying what you would typically spend on a LIVE concert.

Your ticket purchase creates opportunity for young musicians in New York's Capital Region.

2021 Season

ESYO Symphony Orchestra

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 | 7:30PM

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Andrés Rivas, Guest Conductor

ESYO Symphony Orchestra and The Orchestra Now's Andrés Rivas illuminate the autumn night sky and welcome audiences back with Antonin Dvorak's brilliant Symphony No. 8 and Jennifer Higdon's Light, a vivid orchestral overture. ESYO's youthful musicians hit the ballroom with Arturo Márquez's mariachi-inspired Danzón.

ESYO Percussion Ensembles

Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021 | 7:00PM

The Brown School in Schenectady

Richard Albagli, conductor
Mark Foster, conductor
John Antonio, conductor
Genoveffa Vitale, conductor

Music by David Maslanka, Chad Floyd, Thomas Brown, and more.

ESYO Repertory Orchestra + Youth Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 | 7:00PM

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

David Beck, ESYO Repertory Orchestra Conductor
Dr. Peter Bellino, ESYO Youth Jazz Orchestra Conductor
Michael Rodriquez, Guest Trumpet Soloist

ESYO String Orchestra & Concertino Strings

Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 | 4:00PM

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall


Joseph Gumpper, String Orchestra Conductor
Leo Milman, Concertino Strings Conductor

The Spirit of the Holidays | An ESYO Holiday Spectacular

Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021 | 3:00PM

Proctors in Schenectady

ESYO Symphony Orchestra & Concert Chorale
ESYO Youth Jazz Orchestra

Ring in the holiday season with the Empire State Youth Orchestra. Catch the spirit of the season with sparkling holiday music, Christmas carols, and inspired Symphonic classics filled with good cheer and fun for the whole family.