OSU Youth Orchestra

The OSU Youth Orchestra (OSUYO) is a full symphony consisting of mostly high school students in strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion sections. Repertoire includes many standard masterworks expertly arranged for educational ensembles, as well as original compositions and contemporary works. The OSUYO is conducted by OSU faculty member Dr. Thomas Taylor Dickey.  

Due to COVID-19 safety requirements, the orchestra will meet every Monday, 7:00-8:00 p.m. in Fall 2020 through Zoom, a synchronous online format.

Program Details

  • 10-week program

  • Monday Evenings: 7 - 8 p.m.

  • Sessions begin September 14th and end November 16th​

  • Sessions include the following topics:

    • Rock out Strings: An alternative styles class presented by Avi Friedlander

    • Master Classes with OSU faculty members

    • Lectures: Audition Preparation, Artistry and Music, Mindfulness, and Practice Strategies

    • Virtual visit to a luthier shop - learn how a string instrument is built and repaired

    • Tech Day: A guide to ​microphones, recording, and apps

  • Full Schedule to be released shortly

  • Tuition: $100 for Fall Semester 2020

132 Seretean Center for the Performing Arts
(405) 744-8996