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

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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!

POA Rehearsal Oct 16th 7 pm 

Hi Comrades,

No new music this week. We will move Moonlight Sonata to next week. Pavane, Minor Swing and the Waltz from Sleeping Beauty this Monday. Need extra help ?..come early 6-7 or write me for a private lesson kiyaheartwood@gmail.com. See you there!

POA rehearsal this Monday Oct. 9th 

POA Rehearsal #2 for the Fall season begins this Monday, Oct 9th at 7pm. in room #17 at First UU Church of Austin 4700 Grover Ave in Austin. If you need extra help or are new, I will be there at 6. Bring your music for La Bamba, Minor Swing and the Waltz from Sleeping Beauty, Pavane if we have enough time.It's not too late to join. See you Monday!

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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.