HAJS Schedule


2016-2017 HAJS Rehearsal & Concert Schedule

Note: Concert dress is only required for items listed as Concerts.


Holland Area Jr Strings Schedule

Regular HAJS rehearsals will be 6:15-8pm in room 106 at Midtown Center, 96 W 15th St, Holland.


Fall Semester


Monday, Sept. 12, 2016

NEW Parent meeting 6:30pm

Monday, Sept. 19

Monday, Sept. 26

Monday, Oct. 3

Monday, Oct. 10

Monday, Oct. 17

Monday, Oct. 24

Monday, Oct. 31 – ice cream party

Monday, Nov. 7


Dress rehearsal

Saturday, Nov 12, 10:30-11:45

Zeeland East HS, DeWitt


Concert (concert dress):

Sunday, Nov. 13, 3pm

1:30pm Tuning

2:00pm Warm-up Rehearsal

Zeeland East HS Auditorium


Rehearsals: at Midtown 106

Monday, Nov. 21

Monday, Nov. 28

Monday, Dec. 5

Monday, Dec 12 BAM laser tag 6-8pm-sign up required


Spring Semester

 Rehearsals:  at Midtown 106

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Monday, Jan. 16

Monday, Jan. 23 Practice A Thon starts

Monday, Jan. 30

Monday, Feb. 6

Monday, Feb. 13

Monday, Feb. 20 – pizza party

Monday, Feb. 27


Dress Rehearsal:

Saturday, Mar. 4, 10:30 – 11:45am

Zeeland City Side MS, Lokers


Concert (concert dress):

Sunday, Mar. 5, 3pm

1:30pm Tuning

2:00pm Warm-up Rehearsal

Zeeland City Side MS, Lokers


Holland Symphony Orchestra and Youth Orchestra Cancellation Policy

In general, whenever bad weather is a possibility, Holland Symphony and Youth Orchestras follow Holland Public Schools closing decisions.

Please note that when inclement weather forces a lat minute schedule change, you can find out of the HPS schools are open or closed by calling their automated school info line: 616-494-2095 or by checking in their website: http://www.hollandpublicschools.org (or visit by clicking here)

We will also put a message on the Holland Symphony Orchestra phone line at 616-796-6780. Sometimes evening activities are still held as weather changes throughout the day.

If schools are closed in the morning, HPS will host updates about after school activities and evening events by 1:30pm on their website; http://www.hollandpublicschools.org (or visit by clicking here)

If HPS evening activities are being held, HSO and HSYO WILL hold rehearsals.

To download the PDF of the HAYO and Jr. Strings schedule (weather policy included) click the link below!

16-17 Season Schedule HSYO Final