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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.

2023 Prelude begins the weekend of January 28/29, 2023
Scroll to the bottom of this page to see specific dates, times, and locations.

Register for Prelude online at

and follow the instructions below:

1: On the page that loads, you will see "Prelude Strings 2023 Registration" and click "Register."
2: Please select your pricing tier. Tiered tuition is entirely voluntary (learn more here)
3: Please fill out the information with YOUR NAME and phone number.
4: Press "submit."
5: Fill out your child's name and instrument in the fields provided.
6. Complete all other fields and required agreements.
7: Press "submit."
8: On the page that loads, please hit "Checkout" at the top right-hand corner of the page under your total.

Welcome to Prelude Strings! An OAYO staff member will contact you once you complete registration!

Pick the rehearsal schedule that works for you:


Sharon North Jones Studio of Music (Millard)

Saturdays from
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.



January 28

February 4

February 11

February 18

February 25

March 4

March 11

March 18

March 25


Creighton Prep and
UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center

Sundays from
2 to 4 p.m.



January 28 @Prep

February 5

February 12

February 19

February 26

March 5

March 12

March 19

Final dress rehearsal&concert


March 26, 2023

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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