Experience the thrill of playing in a full symphony orchestra with the VYOA’s new Da Capo program! Da Capo offers intermediate woodwind and brass players an ensemble enrichment opportunity in a fun and encouraging environment. During this 8-week session, Da Capo participants will prepare concert repertoire for winds+brass, as well as full symphony orchestra. No audition is required for participation, simply register using the link below.

General Information

Conductor: Ed Owens
Manager: Art DeQuasie
Rehearsals: Sundays at Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College, 3:45-5:00 pm
Da Capo is intended for students in grades 6 – 9 who have 2 years experience on their instrument. They should be able to play in keys with up to 2 sharps or 2 flats, and be comfortable reading rhythms that include sixteenth notes, eighth notes, quarter notes, half notes, whole notes and their equivalent rests, including dotted rhythms.
Tuition: $150.00 (financial aid is available)

2019 Schedule

Rehearsals: Sundays, February  10 and 17; March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31; and April 7
Concert: Saturday, April 13 at 1:00 pm (students will need to arrive as early as 11:00 am for a dress rehearsal)

Attendance: One absence is allowed during the spring Da Capo session.


Register for Spring 2019 Da Capo here!

Contact Art DeQuasie at art@vyo.org for any questions or to request a Financial Aid application (which is due January 28).