2019-2020 Austin Youth Orchestra Season Information
Audition Due Dates Have Been Posted
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Concertante Auditions - June 1, 2020
The Concertante Orchestra is a string orchestra that is designed for beginning musicians with limited reading experience. The Concertante Orchestra focuses on developing internal rhythm, note recognition, and fundamental ensemble skills.
2019-2020 Concert Schedule
Saturday September 21, 2019 Palmer Events Center Philharmonic Orchestra
Friday September 27, 2019 Texas State University Symphony Orchestra
Sunday October 20, 2019, 2:30 pm Austin High PAC AYO Orchestras
Sunday December 8, 2019, 3:00 pm Austin High PAC AYO Orchestras
Monday December 9, 2019, 6:30 pm Austin High PAC AYO Academy Orchestras
Sunday March 8, 2020, 2:30 pm Austin High PAC AYO Orchestras
Saturday March 7, 2020, 12:00 pm Texas Capitol Rotunda AYO Academy Orchestras
End of Year Concerts are uniquely virtual pieces created by the conductors and staff.
Special Curricular Events (all students are encouraged to attend)
Saturday October 19, 2019, 1:00 pm Austin Symphony Master Class with Cellist Matt Haimovitz
Saturday March 7, 2020, 1:00 pm Austin Symphony Master Class-Violinist Vadim Guzman Location has changed to the Austin High PAC
AYO Sinfonietta practices on Monday from 7:15 to 8:30 at O.Henry Middle School.
AYO Philharmonic & Symphony practice on Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Austin High School.
The Academy Orchestras, Concertante, Intermezzo and Camerata, practice from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at O. Henry Middle School.
AYOA Prelude Orchestra practices Monday at 7:00 to 8:00 pm at Austin High School.
In 2019-2020 the Austin Youth Orchestra added the AYO Academy. The AYO Academy facilitates orchestras which focus on technique and repertoire. the Academy orchestras are the Concertante, Intermezzo and Camerata orchestras.
Ana Maria Solís-Herrera
AYO and AYOA
PO Box 5385
Austin, Texas 78763
The Austin Youth Orchestra Academy is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization