Welcome to the 2020-2021 season!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, regular weekly rehearsals and concerts are on hold. However, we are holding auditions on rolling admissions.
Auditions will be held by appointment and virtually on Zoom.
Please prepare the requirements under the Audition tab and submit
Programs offered during COVID-19 pandemic for WYO members:
Zoom classes on Mondays (updated schedule will be posted in January)
Chamber Music Program: Second round of in-person chamber groups are held at various locations, starting January 2021
5-Day Virtual Workshops with Midori on January 25 - February 1, 2021 through the Orchestra Residencies Program (ORP) Covid-19 Support Program.
Please RSVP below.
For WYO members and parents, RSVP by January 20, 2021:
Jan 25: 4-5 PM Symphony Masterclass
Jan 26: 5:45-7 PM Symphony How to Practice
Jan 27: 4-5 PM Intermediate Masterclass
Jan 28: 6:30-7:30 PM Parent Workshop (for all parents including wind & brass)
Feb 1: 4-5:15 PM Intermediates How to Practice
***Rehearsal times during regular season ***
Concert Strings: 6:15 - 7:15 pm
Chamber Strings: 7:15 - 8:30 pm
Junior Concert Band: 7:00- 8:00 pm
Junior Wind Ensemble: 8:00 - 8:30 pm(also rehearses with Jr. Concert Band from 7:00 - 8:00 pm)
Symphony: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Berkeley Middle School
1118 Ironbound Road Williamsburg, VA 23188
Established in 1995, the Williamsburg Youth Orchestras offer talented and motivated young musicians develop their full potential as orchestra performers with the music education programs and performance opportunities. With two Strings ensembles, Junior Wind & Brass Ensemble, and a Symphony Orchestra, WYO serves students from elementary through high school. Each ensemble rehearses weekly on Monday nights, September to April, at Berkeley Middle School in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Symphony Orchestra is the only full orchestra experience available for student musicians in the Williamsburg area.
Thank you to Junior Woman's Club of Williamsburg for awarding WYO $1,200 for the tuition scholarship!
P. O. Box 1502
Williamsburg, VA 23187
through the Williamsburg Music Association