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Important Contacts

Parent Coordinator:
Attendance Volunteer:

Volunteer Opportunities
Parent On-Call Sign-Up
Concert Sign-up
Coat Check Sign-up

Other Links
TYSO Personnel 2020-21
Photo Galleries
Map to the Cary Arts Center
TYSO Summer Session

First Time Visitors
Please familiarize yourself with our organization before registering to participate, thank you! The Registration link is below.


Regular TYSO rehearsals are held Tuesdays from 6:15-8:00 at the Cary Arts Center.

Location of fall 2020 rehearsals: virtual, details to come.

Musicians must make a serious commitment to attending the weekly rehearsals detailed in the calendar below and abide by the attendance requirements in the String Orchestra Handbook 2020-21. Everyone is expected to be ready to play at the beginning of a scheduled rehearsal and at the call time before a performance.

Important Dates
No one will be excused from a dress rehearsal or concert unless it is for severe illness or death in the family.

Meet the Conductor: The conductor will become acquainted with each participant’s playing, by hearing a line from a solo, to provide the best possible experience in the orchestra. This will take place virtually.  
First Fall rehearsal and Parent Meeting: 9/15/20, virtual
Fall Sectional rehearsals: TBA
Fall dress rehearsal: TBA
Fall concert: TBA
Spring concert: 5/23/21, Koka Booth Amphitheater 

Dress Rehearsal Information 
5:45 pm TYSO musicians arrive and go to Green Room, Dressing Rooms A/B
6:15-7:15 TYSO Rehearsal

Concert Information Fall

Concert Information Spring
2:40 am TYSO musicians arrive and go to Green Room, Dressing Rooms A/B
3:00 – 10:25 TYSO tune and warm-up on stage
3:30 Doors open
4:00 Concert

Concert Tickets
Tickets at $5 for adults and $2 for children are sold through the Town of Cary.
Advance tickets are available in person at The Cary (Movie) Theater Box Office
122 E. Chatham St. Cary, NC 27511
Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Town is opening the Box Office in the Cary Arts Center at 5:30 pm during the dress rehearsal, especially for us – please make use of this so we do not have a long line at the concert. Tickets are also on sale one hour before the concert.
Tickets are also available online for an extra charge through Etix

Concert Dress
only required for the concert, not dress rehearsal, and is as follows:
Boys: Black pants (no jeans), white shirt, long tie, black socks and black shoes. No jackets, tuxedos or bow ties.
Girls: White blouse with sleeves and ankle-length black skirt or full-cut dress pants. Midriffs must be covered.

String Orchestra Handbook
Members and families should read and agree to the terms in the String Orchestra Handbook 2020-21.

Annual Participation Fees
Checks in the amount of $390 are payable to Philharmonic Association, or PA, Inc.

Mail to:
The Philharmonic Association, Inc.
PO Box 782
Cary, North Carolina 27512

Need based financial assistance is available. No musician will be turned away due to an inability to pay the participation fee.

Click Here to Register Online.

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