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Prelude Strings

Experience the power and pride! 
Join in the fun and make some seriously symphonic sounds with OAYO's Prelude Strings Ensemble.

Over the course of eight weeks, Prelude Strings - the introductory ensemble to OAYO, typically for grades 4 to 7 - will ignite the talents of young musicians from the entire region. Students will rehearse with top professionals to prepare an inspirational concert.

2024 Prelude begins the weekend of January 27/28, 2024

Prelude rehearsals will be offered at two locations:

The University of Nebraska at Omaha School of Music

Strauss Performing Arts Center

(6305 University Dr N, Omaha, NE 68182)

on Sundays from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.


Sharon North Jones Studio of Music in Deerfield Plaza, Millard

on Saturdays from 10 AM to 12 PM.

Sunday, March 17: Final combined dress rehearsal at 1:30PM,

Concert at 3:00 PM.

At the Omaha Conservatory of Music


Sharon North Jones Studio of Music (Millard)

Saturdays from
10:00am to 12:00pm



January 27

February 3

February 10

February 17

February 24

March 2

March 9


UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center
Creighton Prep High School

Sundays from
2 to 4 p.m.



January 28 

February 4 @ Prep

February 11 @ Prep

February 18 @ Prep

February 25

March 3

March 10

Final dress rehearsal&concert


March 17, 2024

Combined dress

rehearsal: 1:30PM

Concert: 3:00PM

Joint concert with both Prelude groups and select OAYO Chamber Music Ensembles at the Omaha Conservatory of Music

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