Da Capo offers intermediate woodwind & brass players an ensemble enrichment opportunity in a fun & encouraging environment. During each session, Da Capo participants will prepare concert repertoire for winds and brass. Students should have 2 years experience on their instrument. No audition is required for participation, simply register using the link below.

General Information

Conductor: Ed Owens
Manager: Art DeQuasie
Rehearsals: Saturdays, 10:30-11:45am 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.

Fall 2020 Schedule: Da Capo will rehearse on the following Saturdays from 10:30-11:45am.

October 24, 31
November 7, 14, 21
December 5

Concert on Saturday, December 12 (time TBD) at Elley-Long Music Center

Attendance: One absence is allowed during each Da Capo session.


Registration is for Fall 2020 Da Capo is now open! Please register by October 12.

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