Schedule and Tuition
2016-2017 Schedule, PYFO Orchestras 1, 2, and 3
All concert dates for 2016-17 are currently tentative. Fall dates will be finalized by late August.
Sept. 11–Meet and Greet and Auditions, 4:00-7:00 PM
Sept. 18–Regular Rehearsals Begin
Oct. 16–Community performance
Nov. 20–Fall Concert
Nov. 27–No rehearsal, Thanksgiving break
Dec. 4–Combined rehearsal, all ensembles
Dec. 11–Holiday performance at University Place, Chapel Hill
Jan. 8–Meeting, Auditions, 4:00-7:00PM
Jan. 15–No rehearsals, MLK Day weekend
Jan. 22–Regular Rehearsals Begin
Feb. 12–Community performance
March 26–Community performance
April 2–No rehearsals, Spring Break
April 16–No rehearsals, Easter Sunday
May 7–Spring Concert
Tuition and Registration
Tuition for each ensemble covers all rehearsals, sectionals, and admission to one local professional concert. We do our best to turn no musicians away–full and partial scholarships are available if tuition is a hardship for your family.
Siblings receive a $50 discount off their tuition.
Parents play for free!
NEW SCHEDULE FOR FALL 2016:
Orchestra 1 Beginning Readers: Rehearsals from 4:00-4:45 Sundays, occasionally staying until 5:00 to join Orchestra 1+. Cost per semester: $180
Orchestra 1+: Rehearsals from 4:30-5:15 Sundays, occasionally staying until 5:30 to join Orchestra 2. Cost per semester: $180
Orchestra 2/3: Rehearsals from 5:00-6:00 Sundays, to be extended as we enroll more advanced players. Students may receive service hours for rehearsals with younger/less advanced ensembles. Cost per semester: $200
Orchestra 2/3 winds: Because winds are a new addition to our orchestra, we are offering participation at the very reduced rate of $100 per semester. Not all music will include winds; schedules will be posted weekly.