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Rehearsal & Events Calendar

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September 2018
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
August 27, 2018 August 28, 2018 August 29, 2018 August 30, 2018 August 31, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 2, 2018
September 3, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 5, 2018 September 6, 2018 September 7, 2018 September 8, 2018 September 9, 2018
September 10, 2018 September 11, 2018 September 12, 2018 September 13, 2018 September 14, 2018 September 15, 2018 September 16, 2018
September 17, 2018 September 18, 2018 September 19, 2018 September 20, 2018 September 21, 2018 September 22, 2018 September 23, 2018
September 24, 2018 September 25, 2018 September 26, 2018 September 27, 2018 September 28, 2018 September 29, 2018 September 30, 2018

Rehearsals

Full orchestra rehearsals for the 2018/2019 season will be held from September to June on Monday evenings from 6:30 pm to 9:00 p.m. at Sinclair Secondary School on Taunton Rd. E just west of Anderson St. in Whitby.

The first rehearsal will be held on Monday, September 10th, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The location is Sinclair Secondary School on Taunton Rd. E just west of Anderson St. in Whitby

Additional string rehearsals, and the occasional full orchestra rehearsal, are held on Saturday afternoons at Queen Elizabeth Public School on Simcoe St. N just south Taunton Rd. E in Oshawa from 9:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The orchestra performs best when all musicians are in attendance. Therefore, all members are expected to faithfully attend all rehearsals, masterclasses and concerts, unless prevented by a serious reasons (eg. illness or school exams). DYO member are expected to regularly include orchestra music in their daily practice routine at home to ensure that our performances are polished.

DYO Member Handbook 2018-2019

The newly updated DYO Member Handbook 2018-2019 is available for download. All members and parents should read the DYO Handbook as it contains important information you should be familiar with. In addition, there are two forms in the document which need to be printed, signed and brought to the first rehearsal on September 10, 2018.

Download the DYO Handbook 2018-2019(pdf format)

Fall Concert Silent Auction Donation Letter

In an effort to raise funds to support our educational program and support the DYO, every member is encouraged to solicit donations for our annual Fall Concert Silent Auction being held on November 24, 2018. Everything from donated pieces of art, tickets, gift cards, gift baskets to specialty services is always welcome. We have included below an information sheet to help you going around to local stores, businesses and individuals you know and ask them for a kind donation to support the DYO.

Silent Auction Information Letter

Current Volunteer Sign Up List

Download the up to date volunteer sign up list here. It contains all of the tasks currently assigned as well as the open tasks. Please consider volunteering for any of the open tasks. To add your name to a task, please use the submission form below and we will send you a confirmation and update the list.

Up to Date Volunteer Sign Up List

Concert Volunteer Sign Up

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