Young musicians performing advanced repertoire that will challenge and inspire

  • Mission: Strings Summer Camp – August 1st-4th
  • NEW Mission: Strings Instrument Selection – Fall Beginner Class – Info coming soon!
  • Mission: Strings Part Two – sign up HERE
  • AYO Mission: Strings Camp Volunteers – Sign Up!
  • AYO Fall Auditions –
    Wind, Brass, Percussion Auditions – Sunday, August 28th – sign up HERE
    String Auditions – Tuesday, Sept. 6 & Wednesday, Sept. 7 sign up HERE
    First Rehearsal – Sunday, September 11th
    Concert – Sunday, November 13th – Location TBA

Rehearsals:

When and where?

Each Sunday from 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, beginning September 11 th – November 13th (Select AYO musicians will be invited to participate in Chamber Ensembles that will meet following the AYO rehearsal from 4:30pm-5:00pm) 

Concerts

FALL 2022 CONCERT:
Sunday, November 13th – Location TBA

MISSION STRINGS: A STRING PREP PROGRAM
Who can join?

Anyone in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade who would like to learn how to play an orchestral string instrument (violin, viola, cello, or bass).

Instruments?

Parents and students are invited to come learn about our program and choose an instrument! Rental options will be available as well. Read more on our Join page.

Classes/Performances:

Classes will be held on Sundays, from 2:30PM – 3:15PM for the BEGINNER Mission: Strings Class starting August 21st at the ACU Williams Performing Arts Center.  Mission: Strings Part Two will meet from 3:30pm-4:30pm

A semester showcase will take place during the Abilene Youth Orchestra Concert on November 13th!