Welcome

   The People's Orchestra of Austin is a community folk orchestra. Our motto is "Music for the People by the People." We accept all instruments and players of all ages and abilities. There are no tryouts or auditions. We play a variety of musical styles and many original compositions as well as traditional pieces from around the world. We meet on Monday evenings at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin at 6:30 pm.

Spring Session begins February 18th 2019

The orchestra plays two concerts a year. ( Our next concert is Feb 16 Magical Ministry Tour Benefit 2018) Private lessons are also available. More on how to join here. Our founder and director is composer/songwriter Kiya Heartwood

Tax Exempt Donations to the Orchestra

People's Orchestra Third Season Begins Monday, September 24th 6:30 pm 

Comrades, It's that time again. Our Fall season begins Monday, September 24, 2018, at 6:30 pm-8 pm in room 17 at First UU Church of Austin. The church is located at 4700 Grover in Austin. Need an instrument? Have questions? Contact Kiya. No one too good or too new, no instrument too weird. Two concerts this season. November 10th ( Magical Ministry Tour Benefit) and December 11th. Spread the word!

POA Summer#2 Mon. July 9 6:30 pm 

This Monday July 9th Comrades, we tackle the Blues in E Major, Improvising and Eric Satie's Gymnopedie no. 1. 

Practice mp3's and all parts are up on the member's page. Don't remember the password? Write me at Kiya@kiyaheartwood.com.

See you Monday night.

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Lying to the Sea Witch

First UU Church of Austin, Austin Tx

Paradox Players and the People's Orchestra of Austin present an Original Musical by People's Orchestra Director Kiya Heartwood People's Orchestra is the orchestra for all the performances. More info soon.

Lying to the Sea Witch

First UU Church of Austin, Austin Tx

Paradox Players and the People's Orchestra of Austin present an Original Musical by People's Orchestra Director Kiya Heartwood People's Orchestra is the orchestra for all the performances. More info soon.

Lying to the Sea Witch

First UU Church of Austin, Austin Tx

Paradox Players and the People's Orchestra of Austin present an Original Musical by People's Orchestra Director Kiya Heartwood People's Orchestra is the orchestra for all the performances. More info soon.