MCYO Celebrates 35 years – mentioned in the Northwest Herald

We are so proud to be able to celebrate our 35th year supporting the musical growth of our community and developing exceptional musicians.  The Northwest Herald recenlt wrote a wonderful piece about us.

Check it out at their site:   Link to Northwest Herald Article

December Audition Date Available

This exeptional opportunity to audition for the McHenry County Youth Orchestras is now available.  Contact Cathy Ames to discuss the audition details and to schedule your audition time on December 6, 2014 beginning at 10:00 am.

For more details, see our auditions page.

Tickets available starting Oct 22 for the Prairie Ridge Concert – Nov 23

Ticketswill be available for the Nov 23, 2014 performance at Prairie Ridge High School beginning on Thursday October 22.  You can check available seating on our seating page, then contact Cathy about reserving and purchasing tickets.  You may contact Cathy at (815) 356-6296


Carson Community Days to benefit MCYO

Purchase a $5 coupon book for the Carson Pirie Scott Community Days event and the entire purchase amount goes to MCYO.  Then you get the great savings of up to $500 off your puchases on the days of the event.  See our fundraising page for more details.

MCYO helps save the Earth by recycling through TerraCycle!

Join MCYO and TerraCycle in helping to recycle common household items that are filling our landfills, but can be recycled easily through TerraCycle.  TerraCycle will donate funds to MCYO for

  • toner cartridges
  • ink cartridges
  • personal care product packaging
  • beauty care product packaging

For details on what is accepted and how to help, see our fundraising page.


IMZ YouTube Exerpts

The YouTube links are now posted for Intermezzo Orchestra.  Some of the pieces are both the original and arranged versions.

Find them on the YouTube page.

New Membership Handbook posted

The newest Membership Handbook for 2014-2015 has been posted.  It is located here and is password protected.  If you have not already been given a password, please contact Cathy.