TYO Symphony Orchestra
Mr. Chris Miller |Sunday, 2:00-4:00|$600 per year
A full orchestral ensemble including strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion that performs orchestral literature at the highest level. Students should be comfortable reading and playing music in the practical range of their instrument. Students should also be able to maintain characteristic tone through all dynamic ranges and a wide variety of tone colors.
Comparable levels: ASTA grade level 4-5.5 or FOA AF full orchestra literature. More specific information is available here [link to document]
TYO Small Ensemble Programs
Sunday, 12:45-1:45- String Quartets|Woodwind Ensemble |Brass Ensemble|Percussion Ensemble|
Interested students at all levels are eligible to participate in small ensembles. String students indicate their interest prior to the start of the season and they will be placed in a group appropriate to their level. String ensembles participate in one Small Ensemble concert each semester and may participate in community events or full TYO concerts.
Woodwind, brass, and percussion students may participate in small ensembles led by their sectional coach. Students indicate their interest during the registration process. These ensembles participate in one Small Ensemble concert each semester and may participate in community events or full TYO concerts.
|Community Outreach Ensemble|
Students comfortable with ASTA grade level 4 material have the opportunity to participate in the Community Outreach Ensemble. This ensemble rehearses twice during each semester, and then performs in various venues throughout the community, including civic events and elder care facilities. Students who participate satisfactorily can receive community service hours. More information on this program is provided during the season.