The Overture Strings Orchestra, conducted by Mrs. Raine Allen, introduces advancing string players to the orchestra experience, encouraging responsibility and practice along the way, and helping instill a love for orchestral play.
The Overture Strings Orchestra is for students ages 7 to 14. Though the majority of students fit into these age groups, upon request, exceptions are considered on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Board, in consultation with the conductors.
The Overture Strings Orchestra (OS) rehearses from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Edgewater High School on Sunday afternoons, 3100 Edgewater Drive, Orlando, FL 32804.
No qualifying student will be turned away from the FSYO because of an inability to pay tuition. The FSYO fundraises to provide tuition payment financial aid for musicians whose families demonstrate need. Financial aid is not available for the Audition Fee, concert tickets or uniform cost.