Orchestras, Ensembles and Chamber Music

To learn more about these opportunities click on the colored text below and if interested, find the link to registration at the end of this page.

Northern Iowa Youth Orchestra

Northern Iowa Junior Orchestra 

Chamber Music Ensembles/Verismo (only Scholarship Group is meeting this year)

Cedar Falls Community Orchestra (not enought interest to continue this year)

Violin Special Performance Group/Fiddlesticks

Cello Special Performance Group/Cello Choir

Viola Special Performance Group/ not available at this time.

Guitar Special Performance Group/  not available at this time.

Faculty Quartet not meeting at this time

NIJO/NIYO Summer Workshop summer 2022 ( for String students who have complete grades 7 - 11)  

  • 4 Sessions: 5:00 - 6:30 Tuesday - Friday for 1 week (Aug. 16 - 19,  2022)
  • Final Concert: Saturday, August 20, 2022 at noon
  • Recommended playing ability: Suzuki Book 4 or equivalent and must have completed 7th grade.
  • Auditions:  none but acceptance will require individual lesson teacher or orchestra director recommendation
  • Music: will be distributed to all applicants to prepare for the event in advance.
  • Registration: *Begins May 1.  Please use the Ensemble Registration online form and select Summer Orchestra Workshop
  • Cost: $50
  • Music Directors: John Chiles 
  • *DEADLINE:  Registrations will be accepted from now through May 31

Ensemble registration