The DeKalb Youth Symphony Orchestra is the honor orchestra of the

DeKalb County School System directed by Mr. Earl Kuutti for over 30 years.

Mr. Kuutti conducted his 100th concert with DeKalb Symphony last Spring

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.

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Earl Kuutti - Music Director


August 3rd, 2018

DeKalb Youth
Symphony Orchestra