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Eight OAYO students joined The Piano Guys on the Orpheum stage on September 21, performing “Beethoven’s 5 Secrets” in front of a nearly sold out audience. To quote the review by the Omaha World Herald, “Part way through ‘Beethoven’s Five Secrets’, the video screen showed a symphony orchestra, which we appeared to hear until the … Continue reading “OAYO Students Share the Spotlight with The Piano Guys”
Welcome to the improved and re-imagined website for the Omaha Area Youth Orchestras. Please browse and discover the new format, offerings and functionality of OAYO’s home on the web. New features include: 1. ability to purchase tickets for any concert in the season and print your ticket at home, 2. capacity to see more pictures, … Continue reading “Announcing the new OAYO website!”
Those of you in OAYO last year may remember we charged a $60 program book fee which helped to offset the cost of printing the program book. We are currently doing an analysis on this fee and deciding if a fundraiser or a ticket-selling requirement would be a better use of your time as well … Continue reading “Tuition Fee Update”
OAYO’s first concert of the season is October 20th at the UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center, featuring OAYO Chamber Ensembles. Experience UNO’s International Concert and get a sneak peak at the extraordinary talent of our musicians. Our four Audition-based Orchestras (YCS, YCO, YP, and YS) will dazzle audiences at our All-Orchestra Concert at the Holland … Continue reading “Coming Up: This Season’s Concerts”
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The musicians of OAYO continue to be music stewards in our community and embody the true definition of music excellence. Each season’s repertoire is perfectly chosen to inspire audiences, challenge musicians, and create a sense of community. Musicians not only will experience essential orchestra repertoire, but they will have the chance to hear and play … Continue reading “Welcome to Season 58”
This summer, the OAYO office hired three summer interns to work in the office. Born and raised in Millard, Megan Gehle is a proud Omaha native. From singing, to piano, to French horn, music has been in her life since she was a child. During her six years in OAYO, her love and passion for … Continue reading “Summer Interns”