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The Dr. Shirley Linzy Young Artists Orchestra of Las Vegas - Yunior Lopez, Founder & Music Director

The YAO Prep is a pilot music program for kids ages 7-12. The program is designed for beginning students who want to play the violin, viola, cello, or double bass. All students in the Las Vegas area are encouraged to apply. Students will receive high quality instruction from the Young Artists Orchestra’s renowned music staff, and work in a weekly group environment. Program space is limited to 60 participants. Space will be filled at a first-come-first-serve basis. Priority will be given to underserved students who participate in free and/or reduced lunch programs in school, or who demonstrate need. Students who miss the cut off will be placed on a wait list. September 2021 class enrollment will open in late April.

Anticipated Start Date: August 17, 2021
Weekly Rehearsal Day/Time: Tuesday’s from 4:00 – 5:15 PM OR 5:30 – 6:45 PM
Location: The Young Artists Orchestra Rehearsal Space – 3661 S Maryland Parkway
Cost: $50/month (avg. 4 classes/month)
Instruments: Please visit our Music Store partners to inquire about rentals or purchases.

*PLEASE NOTE: The Prep Program will be moved to Monday’s and/or Thursday’s. The Tuesday class will not be offered starting August of 2021.

Sign-Up Form
YAO Pilot Application
Students must be between the ages of 7-12 for the YAO Prep program. Students who are outside of this age group will be put on the waitlist until a spot becomes available.
Please choose the instrument the student wishes to learn or is currently playing.
The YAO Prep Program is an after school educational program that is separate from our tuition-free youth orchestra program. If you require financial assistance, then please explain hardship. The YAO will do its best to accommodate requests, but please note that limited funds are available.
Please note this program is for those with limited experience. Students with 1+ year(s) of experience should apply for one of our youth orchestra programs.
Please choose your preferred class schedule. Please note that we cannot accommodate all requests. Schedules are created at a first-come-first-serve basis.
Please list any names if applicable.