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ensembles & camps

NOYO offers five ensembles—the Philharmonia Orchestra, Sinfonietta Strings, Wind Symphony, Amati Strings, and Lab Group—during the concert season, as well as two summer camps, Summer Winds and Summer Symphony.

Sinfonietta Strings

Sinfonietta Strings

The Sinfonietta Strings, directed by Mrs. Peggie Willett, is an intermediate strings-only orchestra. In Sinfonietta Strings, musicians refine their technical skills and cultivate the sensitive listening and expressive capabilities that will serve them throughout their lives.

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Philharmonia Orchestra

Philharmonia Orchestra

Directed by Dr. David Pope, the Philharmonia Orchestra is a full symphonic orchestra, NOYO’s most advanced traditional ensemble. This orchestra performs standard repertoire along with one world premiere by NOYO’s composer-in-residence each season.

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Wind Symphony

Wind Symphony

The Wind Symphony, directed by Dr. Andrew Machamer, is an intermediate concert band, the only one of its kind in Lorain County. It affords woodwind, brass, and percussion players the opportunity to play exciting literature in a dynamic instructional context.

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Amati Strings

Amati Strings

The Amati Strings, directed by Mrs. Katie Holaway, is an orchestra for beginning string players. Amati musicians develop technical fundamentals, learn the basics of ensemble musicianship, and foster a love of performing.

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Lab Group

Lab Group

NOYO's Lab Group is a collaborative composing ensemble that focuses entirely on the production of new work. Making use of practices from the worlds of improvisation and traditional and experimental composition, Lab Group participants are empowered to make creative decisions...

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Summer Winds

Summer Winds

As a part of Summer Winds, Lorain county’s only wind and percussion camp, instrumentalists of an intermediate level (grades 6-9) will join professional musicians and educators for a week of fun and specialized instruction that will inspire and motivate!

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Summer Symphony

Summer Symphony

Whether you are looking for one last blast of summer fun or a kick start to the new school year, NOYO’s Summer Symphony has a place for you! Come join the fun and the challenge as you sharpen your playing...

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