Who We Are

The InterSchool Orchestras of New York brings young instrumentalists together for inclusive, ensemble-based music making in a friendly environment. With four youth orchestras, virtually all young musicians will find the right place for themselves to create beautiful music with their peers.

Over 250 musicians

ages 6-19 play in ISO’s eight

80% of ISO’s players

receive financial aid or scholarships

Over 60% of ISO’s players

come from public or charter schools

December 19, 2018
Spring Rehearsal Reminder!

There will be no rehearsals the next two weeks!  Rehearsals will resume as follows: Morningside: January 8th, 2019 Carnegie Hill: January 9th, 2019 Symphony: January 9th, 2019 Concert Orchestra: January 10th, 2019 Have a wonderful holiday and a Happy New Year!

December 13, 2018
Symphony Space Concert Information

To avoid lines please consider getting you tickets ahead of time on the website! Symphony Space Concert Tickets! Here is also the letter that was sent out with information with times for Sunday! Symphony Space Performance Information! We are looking forward to a wonderful performance!

December 12, 2018
Carnegie Hill! From your conductor,

Carnegie Hill Orchestra: Concert is on Sunday – be at Symphony Space by 2:30! Please watch the first video on this page – see if you feel the musicians (a youth orchestra from Venezuela) are moving too much. Are they too engaged? https://www.stevenrochen.com/carnegie-hill-orchestra.html I will see you on Sunday – Please play expressively! STEVE ROCHEN