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About the Lone Star Youth Orchestra

The Lone Star Youth Orchestra (LSYO) provides young, advanced level instrumentalists in the Metroplex area the opportunity to supplement and enhance their music education through opportunities to learn symphonic literature and high quality orchestral and ensemble training. Membership, by audition, in the Lone Star Youth Orchestra is open to all middle school and high school string, woodwind, brass, and percussion players.

Founded in 1999, the Lone Star Youth Orchestra is under the direction of Kevin Pearce. Rehearsals take place weekly, on Wednesday, at the Irving Arts Center from 6:30 - 9:00 PM, including a snack break! The LSYO presents multiple concerts per year to the public at Carpenter Hall in the Irving Arts Center.

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For more information regarding the Lone Star Youth Orchestra, please contact the LSYO Manager at (972) 252-4800 or

Lone Star Youth Orchestra Auditions

Audition information and registration for the 2019-2020 Season are now available!

Click below to find more information on how to audition.

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