Rehearsals & Retreats

MYS rehearses every Saturday from September through April at Highland Park Middle School, 975 Snelling Ave S, St. Paul, 55116. Orchestras rehearse during the following times:
  • Wind Orchestra: 8:45am-11am (first rehearsal on Nov. 17)
  • String Orchestra: 8:45am-11am
  • Philharmonic Orchestra: 10:30am-1:00pm
  • Repertory Orchestra: 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Symphony Orchestra: 8:45am-11:45am
Overnight retreats for the Philharmonic and Repertory orchestras are held at YMCA’s Camp St. Croix in Hudson, Wisconsin. The overnight retreat for the Symphony orchestra will be held at YMCA's Camp Pepin in Stockholm, Wisconsin. The fee for each student is $115. The String Orchestra will attend a day retreat in St. Paul. The fee for each student in Strings is $45. Retreat fees are separate from tuition. 
Repertory, Philharmonic and String students are to be dropped off at the retreat location.
Symphony students are to be dropped off at Highland Park Middle School and will load a bus to Camp Pepin.

Download Orchestra Retreat forms here: