Junior Orchestra

Christopher Noel is glad to welcome you as part of this fine orchestra. A violinist and ESYO alumni, he is an enthusiastic and passionate conductor and musician, dedicated to teaching and sharing his expertise and experience with his students. As an alumni of ESYO who became a professional violinist and conductor, he brings a special understanding of the value of youth music education. He has designed a program of rehearsals and performances that will challenge students and showcase their accomplishments.

JO rehearsals are held Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm. The location for the 2023-24 season is Valley Covenant Church at 3636 West 18th (corner of 18th and Bailey Hill, across from Churchill HS). Be sure to check the google calendar below for rehearsal and concert updates.

The tuition for Junior Orchestra is $495 for the full season, Sept-May. The registration form includes several payment plan options. Scholarships for program fees, private lessons and/or instrument rentals are available to any family that qualifies for the federal free & reduced meal program. Application included in the registration. For more information, please call 541-484-0473 or write to office@esyorchestras.org.

All absences and tardies must be reported by a parent or guardian by texting or emailing your registrar, Lynn Kane: 541-729-3865, joregistrar@esyorchestras.org. Please do not call the office or the message may not get through to the registrar. Students are expected to arrive 10-15 minutes early so they are ready to begin at 6:30 sharp. One week notice is required for absences. 

ESYO is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and to providing a welcoming, safe community for young musicians of all backgrounds, cultures, identities, and abilities. Students will join other youth musicians from throughout the area to learn, grow, lead and PLAY!