ENSEMBLES


SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 

The flagship ensemble of the organization, Symphony Orchestra offers a full orchestra experience to advanced string, woodwind, brass, and percussion players. The ensemble regularly performs works from the standard orchestral repertoire while embracing contemporary music and more and is open to all students up to age 22 by audition. 


Rehearsals for Symphony Orchestra are Sundays, 2-4:30 p.m. held at UT Tyler in the Fine and Performing Arts Center (FAC), in the orchestra rehearsal hall. Click here for a campus map and location.


PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

The Philharmonic Orchestra is a full orchestra experience that provides intermediate students the challenges to prepare for advancement into Symphony Orchestra. The ensemble accepts students studying strings, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. The focus is on developing instrumental technique, refined ensemble playing, and different musical styles. The Philharmonic Orchestra is open to all students by audition. 


Rehearsals for Philharmonic Orchestra are Sundays, 2-4:30 p.m. held at UT Tyler in the Fine and Performing Arts Center (FAC), in the choir room. Click here for a campus map and location.


JAZZ ACADEMY

ETYO’s Jazz Academy provides young and talented musicians of East Texas the opportunity to study and perform America’s music, jazz. The program includes instruction in instrumental techniques, improvisation, music theory, music history, and composition in an effort to help students’ understanding of the art form and achieve excellence through performance.


Rehearsals for the Jazz Academy are Sundays, 5-7 p.m. held at UT Tyler in the Fine and Performing Arts Center (FAC), in the orchestral rehearsal hall. Click here for a campus map and location.