Thank you for your interest in interning for SYSO Summer Music! This experience will not only offer you a valuable teaching and learning experience with a supportive team of faculty members, but you will also have the opportunity to support learning musicians of different ages and ability. SYSO Summer Music is looking for interns volunteers who can help create a fun and exciting environment that campers will remember for years to come!

Application Closed, except for PERCUSSION, CLARINET and TRUMPET- SYSO Summer Music is still in need of a PERCUSSION intern for Session 1. 
Who are you?
Session I Intern:
  • 16+ years old
  • Members of Junior Symphony Orchestra Youth Symphony Orchestra or Seattle Conservatory of Music will be give priority, but Summer alumni and others may still apply. 
  • $300 stipend, or community service hours

You are passionate about music and summer learning!
You want to be a leader and mentor for young musicians
You want to help faculty lead chamber groups and large ensembles
You are responsible and know when to be a friend vs. be an intern
You take initiative and do things without being asked to do it
You are patient and like to help students learn new skills
You will help students stay safe and have fun at all times
You are energetic and will bring a positive attitude to camp every day
Duties and Key Responsibilities
Create a fun environment for campers - bring your jokes, laughter, and your fun & creative ideas to make this a memorable experience for students! Dust off your pirate hat and clown nose... make students laugh and start new traditions!
Support faculty during rehearsals - you may be asked to demonstrate a technique or work with students in small groups
Support faculty working with students - work with students to correct posture, help them read and follow along to music, and be available to complete faculty requests
Always be present - Be available for ALL camp days, including the concert. Campers will look up to you and look forward to seeing you every day!
Help with other tasks as requested - other duties may include (but are not limited to) distributing t-shirts, cleaning, assisting with check-in, handing out programs, etc. for the in-person concert
You will need to:
  • Answer the following prompt: Please share with us your perspective on how summer learning can have a positive impact on a student’s life and musical experience. Be sure to include how your journey has been impacted by summer music opportunities and how you will use that to provide an excellent and fun experience for SYSO Summer Music campers.
  • Upload your music resume (you can include ensembles your have performed with, achievements, notable performances, etc.)