SSC Youth Orchestra to Hold Auditions – South Shore Conservatory (SSC) announces September audition dates for school-aged musicians interested in being part of the 2017/18 season of South Shore Conservatory Youth Orchestra (SSCYO), formerly called Bay Youth Symphony, or BaYS.

SSCYO brings together string, wind and percussion students from the South Shore, to learn, grow and perform as a community of musicians.  Rehearsals take place at the Marshfield High School Music Suite on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 pm. Both its Symphony and Repertory ensembles have openings for the upcoming season. Elijah Langille is the conductor of Repertory, the intermediate ensemble.  Symphony, the advanced ensemble, under the direction of Phaedre Sassano, performed with the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra (the Phil) during the last season. Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor Steven Karidoyanes is SSCYO’s Artistic Advisor.

SSCYO auditions will be held Wednesday, September 13, from 6 to 8 pm, at SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts at 64 St. George Street in Duxbury, and Wednesday, September 20, 6 to 8 pm at South Shore Conservatory’s Hingham campus at One Conservatory Drive. Instrumentalists interested in auditioning for SSCYO may arrange an audition time by visiting and completing the audition request form, or by contacting SSCYO Program Director, Cassie Sulbaran at, or by calling
781-934-2731, ext. 11.  Visit for complete information about SSCYO.

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About South Shore Conservatory

South Shore Conservatory, (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts for over 45 years. Recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest, not-for-profit, community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving over 3500 students of all ages and abilities at its two beautiful campuses and in partnership with schools, and social service and community agencies throughout the South Shore. Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama, with performance playing an important role in overall education. With more than 100 exceptional musicians on faculty, SSC offers 30 professionally produced concerts annually.  Through innovative partnerships, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s underserved members, and the ImagineARTS program strengthens pre-reading skills for young learners in Brockton Schools through integrated music and dramatic play. SSC’s campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, (781-749-7565) and 64 St. George Street, Duxbury (781-934-2731). SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram or visit

In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to quality education in the arts for all, the Conservatory offers programs for all segments of the population to enjoy, regardless of age, ability, geography, and financial means.  Furthermore, South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.