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, 4:00-5:15 pm at Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College

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 (G major and D major) or 2 flats (F major and Bb major), 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)

Fall 2019: Sept 22 and 29, Oct 6, 20 and 27, Nov 3
Fall 2019 Concert: Saturday, Nov 10 (time TBD)
Attendance: One absence is allowed during the Fall Da Capo session.


Registration for Fall Da Capo will open in August

Contact Art DeQuasie at art@vyo.org for any questions or to request a Financial Aid application.