August 13, 2020
2020-2021 Austin Youth Orchestra Season Information
Audition Due Dates Have Been Posted
See the Audition Information tab to the left

Concertante Auditions - August 10, 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.

Download AYOA Concertante Auditions Information 

All AYO Rehearsals Begin Monday September 14, 2020
rehearsals will be virtual until AYO is notified rehearsal space is available
When In Person Rehearsals are approved AYO will follow these Procedures 

2020-2021 Concert Schedule

Sunday October 18, 2020, 2:30 pm                Austin High PAC                  AYO Orchestras 

Sunday December 6, 2020,  3:00 pm             Austin High PAC                  AYO Orchestras 

Monday December 7, 2020, 6:30 pm             Austin High PAC                  AYO Academy Orchestras 

Saturday March 6, 2020, 12:00 pm             Texas Capitol Rotunda         AYO Academy Orchestras 

Sunday March 7, 2021,  2:30 pm                   Austin High PAC                   AYO Orchestras

Sunday May 2, 2021, 2:30 PM                       Austin High PAC                   AYO Orchestras

Monday May 3, 2021, 6:30 PM                     Austin High PAC                   AYO Academy Orchestras


AYO Orchestras start the season on September 14, 2020 (This is a new start date).
AYO Academy Orchestras start the season on September 14, 2020.

AYO Sinfonietta practices on Monday from 7:15 to 8:30 at O.Henry Middle School. 

AYO Philharmonic & Symphony practice on Monday 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.  

AYO Scholarships

The Austin Youth Orchestra and Academy offers a limited number of scholarships.
Those in financial need may apply by using this application and process.

For More information Contact

Ana Maria Solis-Herrera 

Mailing Address

PO Box 5385
Austin, Texas 78763

The Austin Youth Orchestra Academy is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization