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 info will be updated in July, 2021

Northern Iowa Junior Orchestra info will be updated in July, 2021

Chamber Music Ensembles/Verismo info will be updated in July, 2021

Cedar Falls Community Orchestra info will be updated in July, 2021

Violin Special Performance Group/Fiddlesticks

Cello Special Performance Group/Cello Choir

Viola Special Performance Group/

Guitar Special Performance Group/

Faculty Quartet

NIJO/NIYO Summer Workshop ( for String students who have complete grades 7 - 1)  

  • 10 Sessions: 1:00 - 2:00 Monday - Friday for 2 weeks (Aug. 9 - 13, 15-20, 2021)
  • Final Concert: Friday, August 20, 2021 at 6:00
  • Recommended playing ability: Suzuki Book 4 or equivalent
  • 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 June 1.  Please use the Ensemble Registration online form and select Summer Orchestra Workshop
  • Cost: FREE!
  • Music Directors: John Chiles and Todd Williams
  • *DEADLINE:  Registrations will be accepted from May 15, 2021 to May 31 for former NIJO and NIYO members and from June 1 to June 30, 2021 for new members.  
  • Enrollment is limited due to Covid restrictions.

Ensemble registration