Important Contacts

Conductor: Myriah Luke
Parent Coordinator: Abu Abraham
Attendance Volunteer: Rich Sparacio (

Other Links
String Orchestra Calendar
TYSO Personnel 2021-22 (link to come)
Photo Galleries
Map to the Cary Arts Center

First Time Visitors
Please familiarize yourself with our organization before registering to participate, thank you!


Regular TYSO rehearsals are held Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Location: Peace Presbyterian Church
1777 W Chatham St, Cary, NC 27513

Musicians must make a serious commitment to attend weekly rehearsals and abide by the attendance requirements in the String Orchestra Handbook 2021-22 (link to handbook). 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.

First Fall rehearsal: Thursday September 9, 2021
Parent Meeting:

Fall Concert Dress Rehearsal: November 11, 2021, 5:30-7:00 pm
Fall concert: November 14, 2021, 3:00 pm
Location: Cary Arts Center (101 Dry Ave, Cary, NC 27511)

Spring Dress Rehearsal: May 5, 2022
Spring concert: May 7, 2022
Location: Cary Arts Center (101 Dry Ave, Cary, NC 27511)

String Orchestra Handbook
Members and families should read and agree to the terms in the String Orchestra Handbook 2021-22 here.

Annual Participation Fees
Checks in the amount of $400 are payable to Philharmonic Association, or PA, Inc.

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

Financial Assistance is available. To inquire, please email

Click Here to Register for the 2021-22 School Year.

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