Important Dates

The East Texas Youth Orchestras remain busy throughout the season. Therefore, it is very important for all members to secure all rehearsal, performance and special event dates in their calendars. Following is the general outline of the season:  (click here for a printable link)

For the 2018-2019 Concert Season

September 1, 2018           Auditions, UT Tyler

September 9                      Rehearsals Begin, UT Tyler, 2pm – 4:30pm
                                             Required Parent Meeting, 3:30pm and Pokey-O’s for musicians

September 13                    ETYO fundraiser at TMA w/ small ensemble

September 16                    Financial Aid requests due.  Vienna Interest Meeting, 4:30pm

Concerto Competition application deadline, see website

September 23                    Tuition Due

October 21                          First Concert (Bergfeld Park stage, 2:30pm)

October 26                          Deadline for Concerto Competition preliminary video

November 18                     No Rehearsal, Happy Thanksgiving

November 25                     Rehearsals resume

December 2                        Second Season Concert (Caldwell Auditorium, 4pm)

December 9                        ETYO Concerto Competition, Braithwaite Recital Hall, 2pm attendance required

December 9                        ETYO Jazz Academy Concert, 6pm, UTT FAC rm 1220

December 16, 23, 30        No Rehearsals

January 5, 2019                 Auditions

January 6                             Rehearsals resume w/ food truck

February 24                        Third season concert (Caldwell Auditorium, 4pm)

March 2                                Symphony ensemble performs at WSL Ball

March 3                                ETYO Jazz Academy Concrt, 6pm, UTT FAC rm 1220

March 10                             No Rehearsal

March 17                             Rehearsals resume

April 21                                 No Rehearsal

May 5                                    Final Season Concert (Caldwell Auditorium, 4pm)

May                                       Auditions TBD

July 4-10                               Summa Cum Laude:  Vienna International Youth Music Festival