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TYO Retreat 
August 11-13, 2023

TYO is very excited about the 9th Annual Symphony Retreat!

This Fall our Symphony/Chamber Retreat will be held at Blue Springs in Marianna, FL. We will enjoy team building, make music together and share free time at this wonderful location!

Attendance at the retreat is mandatory for TYO Symphony students.

The Retreat is open as an option to Chamber students that are 12 years and older.

Chamber students may register for the Retreat additionally at registration HERE

Blue Springs

Location: Blue Springs 2650 Lakeshore Drive Marianna, FL 32446

Required Medical Form
Map to Blue Springs
Packing list, Itinerary, Camp Map
  • Musicians are expected to respect the Chaperones, the Blue Springs facilities, the Camp Staff, and the TYO Staff.
 Musicians should respect the property of others and demonstrate courtesy toward each other at all times.

  • Musicians are expected to participate in all activities.

  • Every musician is expected to participate in cleaning up after meals, helping to set up 
for activities, and cleaning the cabins before departure.

  • No Musician may leave the camp property without permission from Mr. Miller or Jeanette Edwards.

  • Musicians are only allowed in their assigned cabin.

  • Musicians are expected to remain in groups and to always check in and out with their 
chaperones following all assigned activities. No musician should leave his or her group 
without a chaperone’s permission.

  • TYO staff contact number for the retreat weekend: 850-838-0647


All meals for the retreat are provided by Blue Springs. Students will dietary concerns should plan to bring additional options that meet their needs over the weekend. A full menu will be provided a week prior to the retreat for your planning. We have access to the refrigerator and microwaves during our stay. TYO will bring GF and vegan breakfast items for the weekend.

Dietary Concerns
Student Vehicles

Any student driving himself/herself to the retreat must makes plans to stay once arriving at Camp Suwannee. Student drivers may not leave the camp for the duration of TYO's stay at the Camp Suwannee facilities.

2022 Retreat
2021 Retreat
by Richard Meyer
Variations on a Shaker Melody
by Aaron Copeland
Olympic Fanfare and Theme
by John Williams
Waltz from Billy the Kid
by Aaron Copland
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