Membership Fees

  • Membership fees are: $480 per year for the Italiano Orchestra; $450 for the Philharmonic String Orchestra.
  • If membership fees are paid in full by the first rehearsal, you can take a 10% discount (discounts are not applicable
    to students receiving scholarship money).

Payment options for the Italiano Orchestra:

Membership fees: $480 per year (or $250 if paying one semester at a time)

Option 1 – Pay full year’s fees on or by first rehearsal and receive 10% discount

  • Amount Due: pay $432 on or by first rehearsal ($480 – 10% discount)

Option 2 – Pay one semester’s fees

  • Amount Due: pay $250 on or by the first rehearsal

Option 3 – Pay $100 and participate in fundraiser (see the Fundraisers page)

  • Amount Due: pay $100 on or by the first rehearsal
  • Pay the remainder of the semester's fees after fundraising profits have been deducted from remaining fees

Payment options for the Philharmonic String Orchestra:
Membership fees: $450 per year (or $235 if paying one semester at a time)

  Option 1 – Pay full year’s fees on or by first rehearsal and receive 10% discount

  • Amount Due: pay $405 on or by first rehearsal ($450 – 10% discount)

Option 2 – Pay one semester’s fees

  • Amount Due: pay $235 on or by the first rehearsal

Option 3 – Pay $100 and participate in fundraiser (see the Fundraisers page)

  • Amount Due: pay $100 on or by the first rehearsal 
  • Pay the remainder of the semester's fees after fundraising profits have been deducted from remaining fees

  • Membership fees are nonrefundable except in the case of extreme illness with doctor’s excuse.   All membership fees need to be paid in full by end of the season.

  • This is an all-inclusive fee - there are no additional fees for the audition, folders, music, etc.

  • A late fee of $15.00 will be charged on any payments not received by the above dates.

Checks should be made payable to: LYSO - NO CASH please 


Family Discount:

Those families with more than one member in the LYSO organization will receive a $25 discount for each additional member after one member is paid in full.

Where the Money Goes:

The money is used to purchase equipment, music, to print programs, tickets and posters; to rent performance halls and rehearsal space; to pay salaries; to hire professional music coaches and teachers; and much, much more.