Community Stories

A Huge Thank You to the YEF

The OAYO gratefully thanks the Yahoo Employee Foundation for their support of the In-School Music Enrichment Program (ISME) for the 2016-17 season. In the 2015-16 season, ISME provided professional music instruction and coaching in 7 Iowa and Nebraska school districts, 49 schools with 71 visits with more than 142 hours of instruction to over 3,000 … Continue reading “A Huge Thank You to the YEF”

Senior Scholarship Winners

Jackson Brown, a 3 year OAYO member, has been named the 2015-2016 Deborah L. Gilmore Memorial Scholarship Recipient. Throughout Jackson Brown’s high school career, he participated in OAYO, Chamber Ensembles, School Music Groups, All State, and College Honor Bands. In the fall of 2016, Jackson will be attending St. Olaf College to major in Clarinet … Continue reading “Senior Scholarship Winners”