Orientation and Parents Meeting

Youth Symphony of DuPage Performance Season Orientation and Parents Meeting
We are thrilled to welcome you to the 61st Season. To kickstart this exciting journey, we have organized an orientation event to provide you with essential information, meet fellow musicians and their families, and capture memories with group photos. Please take note of the following schedule and details:

Event:  Orientation and Parents Meeting

Where:   Arrowhead West Room, Center Room, East Room

Address: 26W151 Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189

When:    Sunday, August 27, 2023

To read the most recent YSDP Communique published on 7/16/23, click here: https://conta.cc/47FRw8b

Orientation Schedule:

4:00 PM: Check-in for Sinfonietta and Philharmonia Strings (West Room)

4:30 PM: Sinfonietta and Philharmonia Strings Meeting (East Room)

4:30 PM: Sinfonietta and Philharmonia Strings Parents Meeting (Center Room)

4:50 PM: Q&A and transition

5:00 PM: Sinfonietta and Philharmonia Strings Group Photo (Outside)

5:00 PM: Check-In for Concert Orchestra (West Room)

5:40 PM: Concert Orchestra Meeting (East Room)

5:40 PM: Concert Orchestra Parents Meeting (Center Room)

6:00 PM: Q&A and transition

6:10 PM: Concert Orchestra Group Photo (Outside)

6:00 PM: Check-in for Symphony Orchestra (West Room)

6:40 PM: Symphony Orchestra Meeting (East Room)

6:40 PM: Symphony Orchestra Parents Meeting (Center Room)

7:00 PM: Q&A and transition

7:10 PM: Symphony Orchestra Group Photo (Outside)

Orientation Layouts:

Table 1: Check-in Room

  • Check-in
  • Collect your Free YSDP 61st Season T-Shirt.
  • Pick up your Student ID.

Note: If you still need to submit a photo for your ID, please email a standard headshot with a solid color background (beige or light color) to id@ysdp.org by August 10. Avoid heavy jewelry or sunglasses in the photo.

  • Drop off the Student Member Form

Table 2: West Room

  • Pick up the YSDP Season Calendar.
  • Receive a Free Tote Bag.
  • Confirm Student Data
  • Verify the Private Teacher List form.

Table 3: West Room

  • Uniform Order Form and payment
  • Pay tuition or any outstanding fees, including tuition balance. We encourage check or cash payment for quicker processing, but credit card transactions are also accepted. Please skip this table if you have already made a full tuition payment.

Table 4: West Room – Parents’ Job Sign-up

Each family is asked to choose one to two jobs for the 2023-2024 season. Additional job postings will be available on the YSDP website from September through October.

During the Orientation, there will be separate meetings for students and parents. Students will gather in the East Room, while parents will meet in the Center Room. We encourage both students and parents to participate in these informative sessions actively.

Remember to bring your enthusiasm and smiles as we capture group photos outside the venue. Let’s celebrate the beginning of another remarkable season together!

We are excited to see you at the Orientation!