Due to Covid Restrictions and CDC guidance, rehearsals will take place on two platforms: in person and virtually via zoom.  Rehearsals will begin in-person for Prelude Strings on Sept. 14 and for Concert and Symphony Orchestras on September 15th. Virtual sectionals/rehearsals for Concert and Symphony will begin on Sept. 21. The following will be our rehearsals schedule until we are able to resume full in-person rehearsals. 


OPEN HOUSE on 8 September at 18 Fairfax Street, Leesburg

Preludes and Concert: 6:30 pm

Symphony: 7:30 pm


In Person: 18 Fairfax Street, Leesburg

Virtual: Zoom Platform

Preludes: Mondays 6pm-7pm in person
Concert: Mondays 6pm-7pm Virtual (ZOOM) AND Tuesdays 6pm-7pm In Person
Symphony: Mondays 7:15pm-8:15pm Virtual (ZOOM) AND Tuesdays 7:45pm-8:45pm In person


It is the goal of the LSYO program to deliver an intensive and high caliber performance experience for our musicians.  However, with the unique restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 virus, this has created the necessity for the LSYO to adapt to the restrictions that will maintain a safe and healthy environment for all of our young musicians. 


With this in mind, the start of the season will revolve around a Kaleidoscope theme of major works every 4-8 weeks that is further supplemented with small ensemble assignments for students. Students will rehearse in person AND virtually for Concert and Symphony, and In-person for Preludes.  All In-person rehearsals will also be connected through zoom for those students uncomfortable with in person.  In the event in-person rehearsals become impossible, LSYO will make the decision to move all rehearsals to a virtual format until it is safe to return to in-person.  


LSYO is taking strong measures to ensure the safety of our members. Masks, instrument bags for winds and brass, temp checks, and frequent hand sanitizing and washing will be enforced. 

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