EDUCATION &
ENGAGEMENT
FOR ALL

DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING

APO offers programming designed to reach all audiences in Northwest Arkansas with the intention of cultivating young minds and engaging audiences of various backgrounds, cultures, and levels of exposure to classical music.

WAYS WE'RE CULTIVATING

YOUNG MINDS:

APYO


The Arkansas Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (APYO) is a fully operational orchestra with music instruction and performances.
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SCHOOL RESIDENCIES


Students have several opportunities to engage in formal training with professional musicians.
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VIRTUAL LEARNING


Students can find instructional videos for All Region audition prep or other practice videos from APO musicians.
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CLASSICAL KIDS CLUB


Kids get to experience classical music in a way that's both age appropriate and loads of fun.
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WAYS WE'RE ENGAGING AUDIENCES:

EVENING WITH THE MAESTRO


Delight in a 5-course dinner where Maestro Steven Byess and a local chef pair music, food, and wine. Virtual experiences also available.
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APO SMALL BITES


Experience the small bite of a professional orchestral concert over dinner with your family or friends.
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ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS


Enjoy unforgettable live and virtual concerts under the direction of Maestro Steven Byess.
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EDUCATION & NETWORKING


Engage in educational opportunities made available through the APO such as podcasts, virtual happy hours, and Facebook live events.
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