2022-2023 HSYO Rehearsal & Concert Schedule

Holland Area Junior Strings – 5:30pm-7:00pm in Room 106
Holland Area Concert Strings – 7:00pm-8:30pm in Room 106
Holland Area Youth Orchestra – 6:00pm-8:30pm, Study Hall

All rehearsals are at the Midtown Center, 96 W 15th St, Holland, MI 49423

Fall Semester


Monday, August 29th – Sectionals; schedule to come

Monday, September 12th

Monday, September 19th

Monday, September 26th

Monday, October 3rd

Monday, October 10th

Monday, October 17th

Monday, October 24th

Monday, October 31st

Monday, November 7th




Fall Semester Dress Rehearsal and Concert

Saturday, November 12th – Dress Rehearsal at DeWitt Auditorium in Zeeland

Sunday, November 13th – Concert at DeWitt Auditorium in Zeeland


Spring Semester

Students will receive new music at the December 5th Rehearsal; Students who are ONLY attending second semester (HAJS and HACS) will begin attending on Monday, December 5th 

Spring Semester


Monday, December 5th

Monday, December 12th

Winter Break – December 19th through January 2nd

Rehearsals begin:

Monday, January 9th

Monday, January 16th

Monday, January 23rd

Monday, January 30th

Monday, February 6th

Monday, February 13th

Monday, February 20th

Monday, February 27th

Monday, March 6th

Monday, March 13th

Monday, March 20th

Spring Semester Dress Rehearsal and Concert


Saturday, March 25th – Dress Rehearsal at West Ottawa Public Schools – Harbor Lights Middle School.  Time tbd.

Sunday, March 26th at 3:00pm – Concert at West Ottawa Public Schools.- Harbor Lights Middle School

Holland Symphony Orchestra and Youth Orchestras Cancellation Policy

In general, whenever bad weather is a possibility, Holland Symphony and Youth Orchestras follow Holland Public Schools closing decisions.

Please note that when inclement weather forces a lat minute schedule change, you can find out of the HPS schools are open or closed by calling their automated school info line: 616-494-2095 or by checking in their website: http://www.hollandpublicschools.org (or visit by clicking here)

We will also put a message on the Holland Symphony Orchestra phone line at 616-796-6780. Sometimes evening activities are still held as weather changes throughout the day.

If schools are closed in the morning, HPS will host updates about after school activities and evening events by 1:30pm on their website; http://www.hollandpublicschools.org (or visit by clicking here)

If HPS evening activities are being held, HSO and HSYO WILL hold rehearsals.