The Encore Orchestra serves advanced orchestral musicians. As a full symphonic orchestra (90+ strong) Encore performs professional level classic orchestral literature to sold out performances at the beautiful Wentz Concert Hall in downtown Naperville. Rehearsals take place on Sunday afternoons from 2:30-5:30pm at Naperville Community Concert Center in Downtown Naperville, IL
The Philharmonia Orchestra, a full symphonic orchestra of approximately 60+ musicians, performs orchestral repertoire in its original form. Advanced and high-quality arrangements of timeless classics are utilized as well to provide a professional musical experience for musicians and audience alike. Rehearsals take place on Sunday afternoons from 3:00-5:00pm at Naperville Community Concert Center in Naperville, IL.
The Flute Choir is comprised of flutists from Encore and Philharmonia orchestras combined with flutists who choose to participate in the NYSO organization solely as a member of the Flute Choir. An ensemble of 15-20 students, the Flute Choir performs advanced level flute ensemble literature at Wentz Concert Hall alongside the NYSO orchestras. Students have the opportunity to perform on alto flute, bass flute, and piccolo depending on availability of instruments. Rehearsals take place on Sunday evenings from approximately 5:00-6:00 pm, two or three times a month, at Naperville Community Concert Center in Downtown Naperville, IL. In addition to our regular season concerts, the NYSO Flute Choir has performed at the National Flute Association Convention and the Chicago Flute Club Flute Festival.