The DeKalb Youth Symphony Orchestra is the honor orchestra of the DeKalb County School System directed by Mr. Earl Kuutti for over 30 years.

Composed of enthusiastic young musicians from across DeKalb County, DYS provides musical opportunities beyond the regular curriculum and offers students the chance to learn and perform music from a vast repertoire ranging from Classical to Modern, Opera to Pop, and Musicals to the Movies, recently debuting a new Scottish Symphony.

The orchestra also provides travel opportunities both domestically and abroad. International concert tour destinations include Switzerland, Austria, France, China, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Canada, Ireland, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, and Italy.

    Please follow the links below to learn more about DYS.

Also, find us on FaceBook!

Earl Kuutti - Music Director


August 8th, 2016

DeKalb Youth
Symphony Orchestra
Photos & Video../Concerts_%26_Tours/Concerts_%26_Tours.html
DYS Staff../Directors/Directors.html
Concert & Tour../Concerts_%26_Tours/Concerts_%26_Tours.html
Concert Videos../Concerto_Winners/DYSO_Concerto_Winners.html
DYS Concerto../Concerto_Winners/DYSO_Concerto_Winners.html
Baltics 2014../Concerts_%26_Tours/Baltics_Tour_2014.html
2015 - 2016../Concert_Season_2015-2016/Concert_Season_2015-2016.html
Concert Season../Concert_Season_2015-2016/Concert_Season_2015-2016.html
Forms and../DYS_Forms/Forms.html
Music List../DYS_Music_List/Music_List.html

Very Important!

Audition music for the 2016 - 2017 concert season is now posted!

Also, the DYS Calendar is now available.