Sundays 1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.: “Treble Clefs I” (Beginner Violin, no experience)
Sundays 2:00 p.m. -- 2:50 p.m.: “Treble Clefs II” (Beginner Violin, 4-6 months of experience)
Sundays 3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.: “Crescendos” (Elementary School Ensemble)
Sundays 4:00 p.m. -- 4:50 p.m.: “Vibratos” (Middle School/High School Ensemble)
Crescendos: Elementary School age youth with at least one-year of instruction in violin, viola, cello or bass, or Treble Clefs II.
Vibratos: Middle School and High School age youth with at least one-year of instruction in violin, viola, cello or bass.
Treble Clefs: Beginner violins. This group focuses on beginner level violin instruction to prepare violinists for the Vibratos and Crescendos.
*Auditions will be held in September for advanced solo and small ensemble performance opportunities.
*Community Performance opportunities for Vibratos and Crescendos.
How To Register
Register by contacting the Holly Springs Cultural Center 919-567-4000; www.recconnect.us; or view the Hurrah’s booklet https://www.hollyspringsnc.us/DocumentCenter/View/217/Hurrahs?bidId=
•Must have an instrument to participate. Contact the HSYO for information on enrollment fee waivers and instrument loaner opportunities. The HSYO is a 501c3 charitable organization. Hsyouthorchestra.org, on Facebook @HollyStringsYouthOrchestra, by email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Holly Strings Youth Orchestra is a non-profit corporation and shall be operated exclusively for educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or the corresponding section of any future corresponding tax code.
The HSYO mission is to cultivate the artistic development of students through high quality and affordable music education and performance. To create the opportunity for area youth to develop a lifelong love of music-making. To challenge every musician to pursue musical excellence.
The HSYO provides string instrument instruction to youth ages 20 years old and younger, as an individual and as part of an ensemble. Our vision is to make string music education and performance available to youth for whom string instrument instruction and ensemble performance opportunities are either unavailable or unaffordable.
Our programs include instrument instruction workshops, performance ensembles based on skill level, and concerts and public performances. We will offer tuition free opportunities for those who are unable to afford enrollment fees. We will work with area music groups and artists to enhance the musical growth experience for HSYO participants.
2019 FALL SESSION FLYER -- THEME "The Polar Express"
Treble Clefs I: The Holly Strings Youth Orchestra "Treble Clefs I" program introduces students with no previous experience to the fundamentals of learning to play the violin. Students will learn proper technique and various aspects of musicianship, and apply these skills in collective performance. Students will receive an instruction book, and selected sheet music. Students will have the opportunity to perform at an end of session concert. Each student must have their own properly sized violin.
Sunday 1:00-1:50 p.m. Ages 8+
Treble Clefs II: Treble Clefs II is open to any student who has completed Treble Clefs I, or is a beginner violinist with 4-6 months of previous experience. Students will continue to build familiarity with proper technique, strengthen sight reading capability, and gain confidence as a violinist and member of a performance ensemble. Treble Clefs II prepares violinists for the "Crescendos". Each student must have their own properly sized violin.
Sunday 2:00-2:50 p.m. Ages 8+
Holly Strings Youth Orchestra Performance Ensembles
Crescendos: Crescendos is a string ensemble open to any elementary school age youth with at least one-year of instruction in violin, viola, cello, or bass. Members of the Crescendos will rehearse weekly to prepare a challenging and enjoyable program for an end of session concert. Performance pieces will be selected to maximize the abilities of ensemble members, support the growth in musicality of each musician, and further support a love of music-making.
Sunday 3:00 - 3:50 Ages 8-11
Vibratos: Vibratos is a string ensemble open to any middle school or high school age youth with at least one-year of instruction in violin, viola, cello, or bass. Members of the Vibratos will rehearse weekly to prepare a challenging and enjoyable program for an end of session concert. Performance pieces will be selected to maximize the abilities of ensemble members, support the growth in musicality of each musician, and further foster a love of music-making.
Sunday 4:00-4:50 Ages 12-18
Beginning date Sunday, September 8
End of session concert December 14 at 1:00 p.m. at the Holly Springs Cultural Center
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Seven of our advanced HSYOers will be performing the National Anthem!
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Please contact the Holly Springs Cultural Center to enroll
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