Festival Strings



Perfect for late elementary and middle school string players with one to two years of ensemble experience who live in the Oklahoma City metro.

A  string orchestra designed to challenge and develop students with new music and new skills. No audition required.




Registration for the 2020-2021 season is still open – use the button below!

When and Where?
Monday evenings began with a virtual introduction session on Monday, September 14th, 2020. Please see below with additional details for each location. Families may choose the most convenient location.

What do I bring to rehearsal?
Yourself, your instrument, a folding music stand, a mask, and excitement to be a part of the Oklahoma Youth Orchestras! We know you’ll have a great time! 




Rehearsal Times and Locations:

Festival Strings OKC – Wesley United Methodist Church – 1401 NW 25th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73106 – 5:15-6:00PM – conducted by Kristin Geist – families should enter through the west doors near the main parking lot.

Festival Strings Edmond – Mitch Park YMCA – 2901 Marilyn Williams Drive, Edmond, OK 73003 – 6-6:45pm – conducted by Courtney Monk. 

Festival Strings NormanGilliam Music – 2280 W Main St, Norman, OK 73069 – 4:45-5:30PM – conducted by Mark Osborn – families who need assistance with carpools please contact Program Manager Francisco Venegas.




Call our office at 405-232-1199 or email info@oyomusic.org. Our Program Managers will be happy to answer any questions regarding participation, enrollment, or tuition.