April 2, 2020
2019-2020 Austin Youth Orchestra Season Information

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(Sinfonietta- Check Ms. Horwitz' Google Classroom)


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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 

Sunday May 3, 2020, 3:00 pm                       To Be Determined                  AYO Orchestras 

Monday May 4, 2020,  6:30 pm                     Austin High PAC                   AYO Academy Orchestras

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. 

AYO Academy

Beginning with the 2019-2020 year, the Austin Youth Orchestra includes the AYO Academy. The AYO Academy facilitates orchestras which focus on technique and repertoire: the Concertante, Intermezzo and Camerata orchestras. 

For more information see Orchestras  and Handbook

For Information Regarding Concertante, Intermezzo, Camerata and Prelude Orchestras

Ana Maria SolĂ­s-Herrera 

Mailing Address

PO Box 5385
Austin, Texas 78763

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