For the children’s safety, all of our Young Artist Orchestra rehearsals are closed to visitors. Please contact cfcartsyao@cfcarts.com for more information.
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Welcome to the inaugural season of the CFCArts Young Artist Orchestra! This is an auditioned orchestra for players under the age of 18.

Have you already auditioned and know in which orchestra you have been placed? Then here is everything you need to know!

Kick Off: Sunday, January 10
Rehearsals: Sundays, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm (no rehearsal on Easter Sunday).
Rehearsal Location: Calvary Orlando, 1199 Clay Street, Winter Park, FL 32789 (all rehearsals are closed to guests. Performers are to be dropped off and picked up in Calvary’s gym lobby)
Concerts: Will be at 5:00pm on May 22 at Calvary Orlando.

Not quite ready to join but have some questions about the program or how to get involved? Just ask! Contact our office at 407-937-1800;702, or write cfcartsyao@cfcarts.com.

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The Young Artists Sinfonia

The Young Artists Sinfonia is a string orchestra for our youngest members. It is structured to allow the young beginner to intermediate level string student an opportunity to participate in a large group ensemble experience. The Sinfonia plays advanced beginner to intermediate repertoire and typically performs six or more concerts each year. The Sinfonia typically includes musicians who can perform level 2 or 3 string books.

The Young Artists Philharmonic

The Young Artists Philharmonic is an intermediate string orchestra, consisting mainly of middle school students with some talented elementary school students and a few high school students. The Philharmonic’s mission is to give students an educationally sound musical experience in a full orchestral setting through exposure to quality musical literature and performance opportunities. Intermediate to advanced orchestral repertoire along with challenging arrangements of great masterpieces are rehearsed and performed throughout the concert season. The Philharmonic Orchestra performs about six concerts each season.

The Young Artists Camerata Chamber Orchestra

The Young Artists Camerata Orchestra is an advanced chamber group performing standard chamber music repertoire. Camerata membership is by invitation and features mostly string instruments. Challenging standard chamber orchestral repertoire is explored and featured in the multi-performance Concert Season.

The Young Artists Symphony Orchestra

The Young Artists Symphony Orchestra is a full orchestra performing challenging orchestral repertoire. Symphony Orchestra is an advanced group of students ranging from age 11 through age 17. Professional guest artists may appear as featured soloists and a fully dimensional orchestral stylistic curriculum includes learning music of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th Century. The Symphony is featured in numerous concerts throughout the year.
Direct Questions to cfcartsyao@cfcarts.com or call (407) 937-1800;702.
  • All students, current members and any new students, must audition!
  • Auditions are to determine the student’s current skill level.
  • Auditions will be held at Central Christian Church, 250 SW Ivanhoe Blvd, Orlando, FL 32804 on Saturday, April 30th from 10am to 4pm & May 14th from 10am-4pm
  • To sign up for an audition date/time, please email cfcartsyao@cfcarts.com
  • There is a $20 audition fee that can be paid via the Payment button on this page.
  • Students will be asked to audition with a prepared solo, scales, and an audition excerpt. Please click here to get the music for your instrument chosen excerpt.
  • Each audition will take no more than 10 minutes, and students/parents will be contacted with placement by May 23rd.
  • Season dues must be paid by the first rehearsal on August 21, 2016 unless a payment plan has been agreed upon by the board.
  • Auditions: $20
  • Symphony Orchestra: $400
  • Philharmonic: $300
  • Sinfonia: $200
  • After audition and orchestra placement, annual fee can be paid via the “Pay Annual Dues” button on this page.
    Financial assistance is available if needed. Contact us at Scholarship@cfcommunityarts.com.