2019-20 Rehearsal Calendar

2019-2020 Rehearsal Calendar Overview

for an overview of the concert calendar, click here

Regular season rehearsals begin Monday, September 9 (Thursday, September 12 for OYG and Rockin’ Strings) and occur weekly unless otherwise noted below. 

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.

Mr. Grogan’s OYO: 6:15 – 8:45PM
Dr. Dell’s OYP: 5:30PM – 7:30PM
Dr. Mailman’s OYW: 7:30 – 9:30PM
Mrs. Gena Alexander’s Sinfonia: 5:45 – 7PM
Ms. Dawn Thrailkill’s Chamber Orchestra: 7:15 – 8:30PM
Ms. Fuston’s Philharmonia: 6:15 – 7:30PM

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

OYO, OYP, & OYW Retreat
Members of these three ensembles will meet at OKCU for a day of rehearsals to prepare for the season!
Saturday, August 24, 2019

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 9, 2019

OYG and Rockin’ Strings Rehearsals Begin
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Fall Break – Some ensembles will rehearse, so watch your email!
Monday, October 14, 2019

Post-Concert Break 
Monday, October 28, 2019

Thanksgiving Break – No Rehearsal
Monday, November 25, 2019

Winter Break – No Rehearsals
December 9, 16, 23, and 30
Note that OYG and Rockin’ Strings will also not meet during these times.

MLK Day – No Rehearsals
Monday, January 20, 2020

Post-Concert Breaks
OYO, OYP, and OYW will not rehearse
Monday, February 10, 2020
Philharmonia, Sinfonia, and Chamber Orchestra will not rehearse
Monday, February 17, 2020

Spring Break – No Rehearsals
Monday, March 9 and 16, 2020

Regular Season Closes after Sunday, May 3, 2020 Concert
Mr. Grogan’s OYO will continue with those who have committed to the NYC Tour and Carnegie Hall performance.

Summer Session
To prepare for their Carnegie Hall performance, Mr. Grogan’s OYO will rehearse on the following dates:

May 11, 18, 27, 27, 28, & 30 – Times to be announced
June 4 – Final rehearsal before departing for NYC
June 6-11 – OYO in NYC!


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 6/26/2019