2018-2019 Season Calendar

2018-2019 Performances and Events

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 concert admission on the concert day when they present their card at the box office. For more information on the Allied Arts City Card, please visit www.okcitycard.com – be sure to tell them the Member Agency Oklahoma Youth Orchestras sent you!

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 mgarza@oyomusic.org. 

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.

Alumni Invitational with OYO and OYW
Calling all Alums – bring your instrument and join us for a fun night of music and reconnecting with friends

January 7, 2019 – Monday at 6:15PM and 7:30PM
Location: OKCU Rehearsal Halls

Spring Concert with OYO and OYP
February 3, 2019 
– Sunday at 3PM
Location: Nancy O’Brian Center for Performing Arts in Norman

Guest Conductors Concert with Philharmonia, Sinfonia, and Chamber Orchestra
February 10, 2019
 – Sunday workshops at 1:30PM, Concert at 4:30PM

Location: OKCU Rehearsal Halls and Petree Recital Hall
Groups will rehearse with guest conductors in the time preceding the concert

OYP Performs at 2019 Open House
February 25, 2019 – Monday at 7PM
Location: OKCU Atrium
Admission to this event is FREE
Rehearsal tours to follow – new students invited to bring instruments and join rehearsals

Spring Tour with Festival Strings
March 9, 2019 – Saturday from 9am to 2pm
Location: Various, bus departs from OKCU 
Bus tour to local assisted living centers and group lunch activity

A Partnership Concert with OYW and the Oklahoma City Symphonic Band
March 5, 2019 – Tuesday at 7:30PM
Location: OKCU Petree Recital Hall
Admission to this concert is FREE
Reception for music educators to follow

Inclement Weather Concert Hold Date
March 10, 2019 – Sunday
Location: TBD
We ask that all families please hold this date

Season Finale Concerts
May 5, 2019 – Sunday
2PM – Festival Strings, Philharmonia, Sinfonia, and OYP
Featuring a new work by our OCU Composer-in-Residence
6PM – Chamber Orchestra, OYW, and OYO
Featuring the winner of the OYW Conducting Competition, and our graduating seniors!  Arrive early to hear a prelude performance by Rockin’ Strings in the lobby.

Location: Oklahoma City Community College Performing Arts Center 

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


Annual Meeting for Parents
September 10, 2018 –
Monday at 7:00PM
Admission to this event is FREE
Location: OKCU Atrium

Fall Concerts
November 4, 2018
– Sunday

2PM – Philharmonia, Chamber Orchestra, and OYO – Information Sheet for members performing on 2pm concert HERE
6PM –  OYP*, Sinfonia, and OYW – Information Sheet for members performing on 6pm concert HERE
Location: OKCU Petree Recital Hall
* featuring “One Week,” a 1920 silent film starring Buster Keaton, arranged by Ben Model of www.silentfilmmusic.com

Festival Strings Concert
November 5, 2018
– 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

Please note that the calendar provided on this webpage is the most up-to-date information. This webpage has been updated as recently as 9/25/18