Ryan Kho, director, Symphonic Orchestra

Amanda Igo, director, Prelude Orchestra and Interlude Orchestra

Youth Orchestra of Greater Augusta (YOGA) provides an outstanding opportunity for experienced string players in grades 4 - 12 designed to augment the work they are doing in school orchestras or in private lesson study. Placement in YOGA is based on audition.

Minimum requirements: Auditionees must be able to read notes in their instrument's clef and play in first position.
It is strongly recommended to take private lessons when accepted into the Youth Orchestra for the best musical experience.

Semester Fee

Prelude Orchestra: $95
Interlude Orchestra: $95
Symphonic Orchestra: $130

*Fees are due by the day of the first rehearsal

Audition Information

Auditions will be 5 minutes long

1) Scale of your choice (one, two or three octaves)
2) Solo of your own choice (preferably not a part from an orchestra piece)
3) Sight Reading 


Register Here

Fall 2022 Schedule

The Prelude Orchestra meets on Monday evenings from 5:30 - 6:30pm in room C115 in the Augusta University Fine Arts Center

The Interlude Orchestra meets on Monday evenings from 6:45 - 7:45pm in room C115 in the Augusta University Fine Arts Center

The Symphonic Orchestra meets on Monday evenings from 5:30 - 7:30pm in room B111 in the Augusta University Fine Arts Center

Audition Date: 
Monday, August 29th starting at 5:00pm.  Your audition time will be emailed to you after you submit the registration form.  We will let you know by Friday, September 2nd which group you will be placed in.

Rehearsal Dates:
September 12, 19, 26
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 
      *The Prelude and Interlude Orchestras will not be
        rehearsing on October 31st

November 7

Symphonic Orchestra Dress Rehearsal: 
Sunday, November 13th, 2:00 - 5:00pm

Concert Date and Location:
Monday, November 14, 7:30pm in the Maxwell Theatre (next door to the Fine Arts Center)

*Please note: attendance is required for all rehearsals and the concert unless there is a school orchestra event that conflicts or there is an illness or family emergency that prevents the student from attending.


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