The Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony has a new Executive Director.
Elle Pressly is a clarinetist who majored in music at the University of Illinois. She now teaches music education in the Jacksonville School District.
Her new role will become full time when the school year ends. It will involve marketing, fundraising and handling the day to day operations of the SVYS.
The organization provides orchestral instruction to area youth, as young as 3rd grade.