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 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

December 7, 2018
Symphony! From your conductor,

Dear ISO Symphony musicians, Thank you for great rehearsal on Wednesday! We have 10 days left until the concert in Symphony Space. The ISO repertoire should be in your daily diet. I suggest you do the following to prepare and achieve excellent performance: Play your parts from beginning to end WITH METRONOME, counting the bar […]