Rehearsal Calendar

2017-2018 Rehearsal Calendar Overview

for an overview of the concert calendar, click here

Regular season rehearsals begin Monday, September 11 (Thursday, September 14 for Rockin’ Strings) and occur weekly unless otherwise noted below. The organization is closed for winter break beginning December 4th and rehearsals resume the week of January 8th. The season ends after the May 6th concert with no further rehearsals.

Information about rehearsal locations for Festival Strings and Rockin’ Strings can be found HERE and HERE respectively. All other ensembles rehearse on the campus of Oklahoma City University at the Bass School of Music. Detailed rehearsal times and rooms are listed below-

Mr. Grogan’s OYO: 6:15 – 8:45PM, LRH
Dr. Dell’s OYP: 5:30PM – 7:30PM, SRH
Dr. Mailman’s OYW: 7:30 – 9:30PM, SRH
Mrs. Gena Alexander’s Sinfonia: 5:45 – 7PM, FA 344
Ms. Dawn Thrailkill’s Chamber Orchestra: 7:15 – 8:30PM, FA 344
Ms. Fuston’s Philharmonia: 6:15 – 7:30PM, Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel

If you have questions about missing a rehearsal, please read our attendance policy HERE.

Regular Season Rehearsals Begin (auditioned ensembles and Festival Strings)
Required Parent Meeting for all Auditioned Ensembles – 7:00PM
More details about the meeting will be provided in our weekly email updates.
Monday, September 11, 2017

Rockin’ Strings Rehearsals Begin
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Extra OYO Rehearsal with Gerard and Julian Schwarz – OYO only
Friday, December 1st, 2017

Winter Break – NO REHEARSALS
Festival Strings and OYO
– Winter Break begins December 4, 2017
Philharmonia, Sinfonia, Chamber Orchestra, OYP and OYW – Winter Break begins December 11, 2017

Rehearsals Resume
Week of January 8, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Spring Break – NO REHEARSALS
Monday, March 19, 2018

Season Closes after Sunday, May 6, 2018 Concert
No further rehearsals – see you at auditions!


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 7/12/2017