Orientation & Parents Meeting – 8/24/22

Fall Orientation 8/24
The Youth Symphony of DuPage is pleased to announce its 2022-2023 season Kick-Off Orientation. Musicians and at least one parent are required to attend the orientation. There will be student and parent meetings. Please make sure to mark it on your calendar.

Arrowhead, 2nd Floor
26W151 Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189

Fall Orientation  8/24 Arrowhead, 4:30 – 8 PM 
The Youth Symphony of DuPage is pleased to announce its 2022-2023 Season Kick-Off Orientation.  Musicians and at least one parent are required to attend the orientation. There will be student and parent meetings.   Please make sure to mark it on your calendar.  


Students and parents will enter through the main entrance with the canopy and proceed to the stairway leading up to the second floor.  Arrowhead will have signs (i.e., on the first floor, on the stairway). The Grand Ballroom is located on your right on the second floor.  

Orientation Schedule:
The orientation is separated based on student level. 

4:30 PM – Sinfonietta and Philharmonia check-in  
5:00 PM – Sinfonietta and Philharmonia Strings and Parents Meeting
5:20 PM – Q & A and transition  
5:30 PM – Sinfonietta Group Photo (Outside) 

5:30 PM – Concert Orchestra check-in    
6:00 PM – Concert Orchestra and Parents Meeting
6:20 PM – Q & A and transition
6:30 PM – Concert Orchestra Group Photo

6:30 PM – Symphony Orchestra check-in   
7:00 PM – Symphony Orchestra and Parents Meeting
7:20 PM – Symphony Orchestra Group Photo
7:30 PM – Q & A and Conclusion

What to bring   
Student Form
Uniform Order Form (for new students)
Yard Signs Order Form

Health Form (If not signed off via DocuSign)

Tuition Check Payment or pay here (if there is a remaining balance)


Orientation Layouts:
Table 1: Check-in (Center Room)Check-in

Pick up the Free YSDP 60th Season T-Shirt. 

Pick up your Student ID.

Those who did not submit an ID photo, please email your photo to id@ysdp.org by August 10. (a standard ID headshot with a solid color background such as beige or light background without heavy jewelry or sunglasses).

Drop-off Student Member Form, Health Form, Uniform Order Form

Table 2: Pickup Calendar and Free Tote bag and confirm Student Data (West Room)

Pickup a free tote bag

Confirm the Student Data Verification form

Confirm the Private Teacher List Verification form

Optional – if you are interested in sharing rides, please be sure to list your name on the Carpool List. 

Table 3: Tuition or other payments (West Room)

Pay any outstanding fees including tuition balance payment.  Checks or credit cards will be accepted. Check or cash payment is encouraged for the fluency of the line. Please pass this table if you are fully paid.

Table 4: Parents’ Job Sign-up (West Room)

We ask that each family take one to two jobs for the duration of the 2022-2023 season. Various jobs will also be posted on the YSDP website from September through October. 

Students and Parents Meeting (East Room)
Group Photo
(Outside) – Courtesy of Scott Mitchell