2016 | 2017 Season Schedule

Rehearsals:

  • Start: Sunday, September 11, 2016 (watch for emails, texts and/or Facebook posts announcing dates, times, and/or location changes).
  • Place:  Band Room at Larsen Fine Arts Center at Olivet Nazarene University, unless otherwise noted (if a rehearsal change of location is necessary, an advance notice will be given).
  • Time:  Rehearsals start promptly at 2:00 pm and continue until 4:00 pm on assigned Sundays.

Auditions for the 2016-2017 Season*

Sept. 10 Sat. 8:30 am-12:00 pm Auditions for new members Asbury United Methodist Church, Kankakee
Sept. 11 Sun. 1:00-2:00 pm Auditions for new members ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
* Reseating for returning members will take place during the regularly scheduled rehearsals.

Rehearsals for the Fall Concert

Sept. 11 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Sept. 18 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Sept. 24 Sat. 7:30 pm FREE KVSO CONCERT  Centennial Chapel, ONU. Free admission for all KVYSO students. Featured selections: Leonore Overture (Beethoven), American in Paris (Gershwin).
Sept 25. Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Oct. 1 Sat. 9:00 am-9:00 pm KVYSO RETREAT Location TBA–TENTATIVE
Oct. 2 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Oct.  9 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Oct. 16 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Oct. 23 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Oct. 30 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Nov. 6 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Nov. 13 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Nov. 16 Wed. 7:30 am-3:00 pm KVYSO TOUR Venues TBA
Nov.  19 Sat. 7:30 pm FREE KVSO CONCERT Centennial Chapel, ONU. Free admission for all KVYSO students. Featured selections: Young Peoples’ Guide to the Orchestra (Britten), Superman Theme (Williams) and Peter and the Wolf (Prokofiev).
Nov. 20 Sun. 2:00 pm Call time for 3 PM CONCERT ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building

Rehearsals for KVSO/KVYSO Holiday Concert

Nov. 22 Tues. 6:45-8:30 pm Rehearsal with Dr. Dennis ONU Centennial Chapel Rehearsal Room—STRINGS ONLY (TENTATIVE)
Nov. 27 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Nov. 29 Tues. 6:45-8:30 pm Rehearsal with Dr. Dennis ONU Centennial Chapel Rehearsal Room
Dec. 4 Sun. 12:15 pm Call time for 4 PM CONCERT ONU Centennial Chapel. There will be an hour break for lunch.
Dec. 10 Saturday 10 am-12 noon Kankakee Winter Market Small group performance (TENTATIVE)

Rehearsals for the Spring Concert

Jan. 8 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Bring a Friend Rehearsal Venue TBA – possibly ONU Larsen Fine Arts.
Jan. 15 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal and New Member Auditions! ONU Larsen
Jan. 22 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Jan. 29 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Feb. 5 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Feb. 11 Sat. 7:30 pm FREE KVSO CONCERT  Centennial Chapel, ONU. Free admission for all KVYSO students. Featured selections include violinist Rachel Jacklin on works by Sarasate and Saint-Saens, and a choral program of Broadway hits!
Feb. 12 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Feb. 19 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Feb. 26 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Mar. 5 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Mar. 10 Fri. 5:30 pm Call time for MUSICIANS’ SHOWCASE Asbury United Methodist Church, Kankakee
Mar. 12 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Mar. 19 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
Mar. 26 Sun. NO REHEARSAL – Spring Break
April 2 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
April 8 Sat. 7:30 pm FREE KVSO CONCERT Centennial Chapel, ONU. Featuring Mendelssohn’s Symphony no. 5, and the winner of the Piano Competition!
April. 9 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
April. 16 Sun. NO REHEARSAL – Happy Easter!
April 23 Sun. 2:00 pm Call time for 3 PM CONCERT ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building

Rehearsals for the July 4th Concert

April 30 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal cancelled ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
May 15 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
June 4 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building
June 17 Sat. 9:30 am-2:00 pm Big Rehearsal with lunch provided. Alumni welcome. ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building. PLEASE BRING 1 CASE OF POP. PEPSI PRODUCTS ONLY
June 25 Sun. 2:00-4:00 pm Rehearsal ONU Larsen Fine Arts Building (IF NEEDED)
July 4 Tues. 4:15 pm Call time for 5:30 PM CONCERT Kankakee Community College