Young musicians performing advanced repertoire that will challenge and inspire

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).

Registration & Instruments?

Mission: Strings Registration is OPEN!!!!

  • NEW Mission: Strings Instrument Selection – Fall Beginner Class – sign up HERE
  • Mission: Strings Part Two – sign up HERE

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!