2017-2018 Performances

For an overview of the season concerts, click here

For an overview of the season rehearsal calendar, click here

Admission to regular season concerts is $5 for an individual, $10 for a family (up to six) and $2 for students with a valid ID unless otherwise noted. All tickets are general admission and available only on the day of the concert.
OKCity Card Holders can enjoy 50% off admission when they present their card. For more information on the Allied Arts City Card, please visit – be sure to tell them the Member Agency Oklahoma Youth Orchestras sent you!

Guest Conductors Concert with Sinfonia and Chamber Orchestra
February 25, 2018
– Sunday workshop at 1:30PM, Concert at 4:30PM
Location: OKCU
Groups will rehearse with guest conductors in the time preceding the concert

Spring Concert with OYO and OYW
March 4, 2018 – Sunday at 3PM
Location: Nancy O’Brian Center for the Performing Arts

OYP and Percussion Ensemble Perform at 2018 Open House
March 5, 2018 – Monday at 7PM
Location: OKCU Atrium
Admission to this concert is FREE

Rehearsal tours to follow – new students invited to bring instruments and join rehearsals

Spring Concert Hold Date
All members please hold this date.

March 25, 2018 – Sunday at 3PM
Location: OCU

Season Finale Concerts
May 6, 2018 – Sunday
2PM – Festival Strings, Philharmonia, Sinfonia, and OYP
featuring a new work for Sinfonia by Chickasaw Composer Jerod Tate
6PM – Chamber Orchestra, OYW, and OYO
featuring new works by the our OCU Composer-in-Residence and the winner of the OYW Composition Competition and a winner of the OYO Concerto Competition
Location: Putnam City North High School Auditorium

NEW: Family’s First Concerts – we know it can be stressful to bring young children to a concert setting, and encourage you to try Oklahoma Youth Orchestras as your Family’s First Concert. Family Passes available for most concerts – email your interest to  Melody Garza at 

Recordings are available for purchase for each regular season concert unless otherwise noted. 

Please note that some information may change as the season progresses. Check back here to see the most up-to-date information.

Previous 2017-2018 Performances:

Festival Strings Concert
October 16, 2017 – Monday rehearsal at 5:30PM, Concert at 7:00PM
Location: OKCU Atrium and Petree Recital Hall
Admission to this concert is FREE
This performance will not be recorded

Fall Concerts
October 22, 2017 – Sunday
2PM – Sinfonia, OYW, and OYO
featuring a new work by American composer Dana Wilson and a winner of the OYO Concerto Competition
6PM – Philharmonia, Chamber Orchestra, and OYP
Location: Sharp Hall, Catlett Music Center

Ruby Gala Concert with Festival Strings, OYP, and OYO
featuring illustrious guest artists Maestro Gerard Schwarz and Julian Schwarz, Cello
December 3, 2017 – Sunday at 3PM
Location: OCCC Visual and Performing Arts Center
Donor Reception to follow

Winter Concert with Philharmonia, Sinfonia, Chamber Orchestra, and OYW
December 10, 2017 – Sunday at 3PM
Location: OKCU Petree Recital Hall

Additional opportunities are developed throughout the year with sufficient notice provided to families.

Please note that the calendar provided on this webpage is the most up-to-date information. This webpage has been updated as recently as 2/6/18