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.

Fall season begins September 24th for 12 weeks.

The orchestra plays two concerts a year. ( Our next concert is Dec.11, 2018) Private lessons are also available. More on how to join here. Our founder and director is composer/songwriter Kiya Heartwood

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This week POA Rehearsal Monday Feb 19th 7 pm 

Comrades! We will have rehearsal this week on Mozart's A Little Night Music or a Little Serenade ( Eine Kleine Nachtmusik)

Mozart wrote this in 1787. We are playing the entire Allegro ( roughly 7 and a half minutes.)

Serious fun. See you there. The musicand an mp3 are up on the member's page. Come early if you need help.

 

People's Orchestra Spring session has begun! 

We want you! 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 7pm ( Spring Season February 5-April 23rd, No class March 12th). Sectional/group lessons are offered monthly and the orchestra plays two concerts a year.( Our next concert is April 24th) Private lessons are also available.

POA Rehearsal tonight 7 pm 

Hey Comrades.

 We are almost there! Dress rehearsal next week. Tonight we will run the first set and work extra on the more challenging pieces. Our singers will sing and I will bring shirts for new members. Brass come early for Coventry. If you need extra help, now's the time. We are sounding good. The concert's gonna be a blast!

POA Rehearsal Nov 20th 

See you tonight! Jingle Bells a new piece is up . This will be the last band piece for the concert. We won't rehearse it tonight but will next week. Bring all your music! Come at 6 if you need extra help or you are a brass player. Hang in there!

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