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Tuition & Scholarships


All students are required to pay an annual tuition based on the rate of their orchestra. Tuition includes most SDSYO events and an SDSYO t-shirt. Rates are per student.

Youth Orchestra




*Tuition can be pro-rated depending on when your child joins.


No student will be denied participation in SDSYO due to financial circumstances. Scholarships are available for families in need. To apply, please call 605-335-7933.

Payment Plan

Tuition may be paid either in full after acceptance into an ensemble, or families may work with the SDSO office to set up a payment plan. Payments for each installment must be received in full by specified due dates or the student may not participate in the following concert. If you have questions about payments, please call 605-335-7933. We are happy to work with your family to create a suitable option.

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