2018-19 Youth Symphony Orchestra Registration

More than 40 young and older musicians are part of the Siena Heights University Youth Orchestra, currently under the direction of Jillienne Bowers. This ensemble has performed for audiences for the last 23 years learning challenging and exciting works from the full symphonic orchestra repertory. The Youth Orchestra continues to provide your students an educational outlet while developing artistic growth, intellectual stimulus, and emotional satisfaction. The orchestra is a collaboration of students from Lenawee, Hillsdale and Washtenaw counties.

WHO: Anyone ranging from the ninth grade to adult age, able to play a musical instrument and read music, may join this group. There are no auditions for this group at the present time.

WHEN: Each semester, the Orchestra meets over the course of two and one-half months, rehearsing on Sunday evenings, to put together a rich program of enjoyable music.

WHERE: We meet for all our rehearsals in the new Band Room of the Spencer Performing Arts Center.

TIME: The time of the rehearsals are from 5-7:15 p.m. on most Sundays.


  • February 3,  5-7 PM  Band Room
  • February 10, 5-7 PM Band Room
  • February 17, 5-7 PM Band Room
  • February 24, 5-7 PM Band Room
  • March 3, 5-7 PM Band Room
  • March 17, 5-7 PM Band Room
  • March 24, 5-7 PM Band Room
  • April 7, 5-7 PM Band Room
  • April 27, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM Band Room

April 28, 6 p.m.

April 28, 7 p.m.
McLaughlin Music Hall, Spencer Performing Arts Center


SPECIAL FEATURE: Similar to last year, we will be bringing in coaches to help with individual sections of the orchestra which will fine tune and help with difficult passages in the musical literature.

The tuition for this ensemble is $50 due in the beginning of the semester which is non-refundable.

For more information, please contact Jillienne Bowers at 265-6112 or jbowers@sienaheights.edu or Amy Sturtevant at 264-7890.

 To register online, fill out the form at right.

Checks may be made out to: Siena Heights University Youth Symphony

Please mail to:
Youth Symphony Orchestra Program
c/o Amy Sturtevant
1247 E. Siena Heights Drive
Adrian, Mich. 49221

Or drop off payment at SHU's Performance Arts Center.

IMPORTANT: The Waiver and Medical Release Form must be filled out and completed before classes begin.










Contact us: 517-265-6112

Register Now! (Please complete one form per student)