Summer Strings Camp


REGISTRATION FORMS are now available for the 2019 Summer Strings Camp, July 22 – July 26 at The Forum.  Early registration goes through June 14.  (Late registration with an added $10 late fee accepted through July 1.)  Faculty from DFW, Lawton & Wichita Falls will instruct participating students. YSO members & non-members are eligible to attend. Students (violin, viola, cello, bass) will be placed in  the Beethoven Bunch (1-2 years playing experience),  Haydn Herd (2-3 years experience) or Paganini Peeps (4+years experience). These guidelines are suggested, with student placement at the discretion of the YSO Artistic Staff and based on ability. Campers new to YSO will need to send an audition via email. Instructions will be provided after we receive your application.  Haydn Herd and Paganini Peeps students will have afternoon electives, rotating activities and master classes.. Cold drinks and snacks will be provided daily, but you must bring your own bag lunch.

    • Beethoven Bunch: 8:30 am-noon, $70
    • Haydn Herd and Paganini Peeps: 8:30 am-3:45 pm, YSO members, $90. Non-YSO members, $100.
    • The week culminates in a Friday evening concert at 5:30pm.
    • Download the description of camp elective classes here (coming soon).
    • Download faculty biographies here (coming soon).
    • For additional info, please contact Jean Hall at 940-723-6202 or at

Camp music coming soon!

Upcoming events:

  • Mon

    Heart Strings Art Ex

    9:00 amKemp Center for the

    Enjoy unique pieces of art by a variety of community artists, each transforming an unplayable instrument into new beauty. The exhibit is free to attend and will be open for a month. All pieces are available for bidding by silent auction, either in person or by replying to the bidding thread here in …

  • Thu

    Valentine's Gala

    6:30 pmKemp Center for the

    An elevated experience for friends and supporters of the youth orchestra including fine dinner, wine, and live music provided by top students in the orchestra. A silent auction will take place during the early evening. During dinner, one of the YSO conductors will speak briefly with the guests, and …