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OAYO Swag for sale!

Looking for graduation presents? Any spring birthdays out there? (Mine is!) Need an end of the year gift for your musician? We have items on sale for the spring!  These will make perfect gifts for your OAYO musician, an aspiring musician, a sibling, alums who want memorabilia,  ANYONE and EVERYONE!  Check out our items HERE! Orders … Continue reading “OAYO Swag for sale!”

Concerto Competition!

The Omaha Area Youth Orchestras Concerto Competition is an opportunity to perform before a panel of judges, receive written comments and compete for one opportunity to perform as a soloist with Youth Symphony during the 2018-2019 season. The OAYO Concerto Competition is limited to musicians who are members of the Omaha Area Youth Orchestras in BOTH the season in which they audition and the … Continue reading “Concerto Competition!”

AUDITIONS EXCERPTS ARE UP! REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

  Dear Musicians and Parents, Omaha Area Youth Orchestras would like to announce that registration is now open for the 2018-2019 Season!  It will be the 60th Anniversary season. Auditions will take place the first two weeks in April.  Next season’s orchestra and chamber music programs will run from the end of August to May and musicians … Continue reading “AUDITIONS EXCERPTS ARE UP! REGISTRATION IS OPEN!”

Senior Scholarships

OAYO SENIORS APPLY FOR THE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE THROUGH OAYO Application deadline: On-line applications for both Scholarships are due no later than Thursday, March 1, 2018.  Paper Applications may be requested from the OAYO office, but also must be completed and returned to the OAYO office no later than Thursday, March 1, 2018.  No exceptions … Continue reading “Senior Scholarships”

Prelude Strings Online Registration NOW OPEN!

Prelude Strings registration is now open for the 2018 session.  The deadline to register is January 15th.  Rehearsal dates are January 20 – March 3.  The final concert will be held on March 10.  Six sites are available:  Skinner Elementary, South HS, Buffett MS, Kirn MS, Sharon North Jones (SNJ) Music Studio and Omaha Conservatory … Continue reading “Prelude Strings Online Registration NOW OPEN!”

Medical Authorization Form

Hello! Sometimes accidents happen. We need to know what your wishes are concerning a medical emergency. Hopefully we never need to use any of the information, but we’d rather be safe than sorry. Please read and provide your electronic signature on this form. If you have any questions or concerns please call the office: 402-238-2044 … Continue reading “Medical Authorization Form”

Media Consent & Release

Throughout the 2017-2018 concert season, musicians may be highlighted in efforts to promote the Omaha Area Youth Orchestras (OAYO) activities and achievements. For example, musicians may be featured in grant applications and/or to increase a public awareness of OAYO through newspapers, radio, TV, social media platforms, CDs, videos, displays, brochures and other types of media. … Continue reading “Media Consent & Release”

News for the New Season! 2017-2018

New for the 2017-18 Season 30 days to beginning of the rehearsal season! Sunday, August 20th Rehearsals Begin! Youth Symphony, Youth Philharmonic, Youth Debut Orchestra, Youth Concert Strings What is new for the Fall 2017 Season? 3 Ensembles will rehearse at UNO-Strauss on Sundays! Youth Symphony and Youth Philharmonic return to UNO and are joined … Continue reading “News for the New Season! 2017-2018”