HAYO Schedule


Holland Area Youth Orchestra Schedule 2016-17

Regular HAYO rehearsals will be 6-8:30pm in the Study Hall at Midtown Center, 96 W 15th St. Holland.

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


Fall Semester


Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 FULL rehearsal

NEW Parent meeting 6:30pm

Monday, Sept. 19 – string hearings

Winds/brass/percussion, 6-7pm

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, 9-10:15am

Zeeland East HS, DeWitt


Concert (concert dress):

Sunday, Nov. 13, 3 pm

1:30pm Warm-up Rehearsal

Zeeland East HS Auditorium



Monday, Nov. 21

Monday, Nov. 28

Monday, Dec. 5


Monday, Dec 12 BAM laser tag 6-8pm


Spring Semester


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, 9-10:15am

Zeeland City Side MS, Lokers


Concert (concert dress):

Sunday, Mar. 5, 3pm

1:30pm 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