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: In-person chamber groups will be held at various locations. New registration is open now until December 18, 2020. The program will form ensembles based on enrollment, level, and age. Please register under the "Chamber Program" tab on this page.
***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