2020/21 Season Update

Hello RDYO Families! We are excited to welcome you back to our RDYO 2020/21 season. We are still finalizing the details on our re-opening and safety plans and rehearsal schedule, but we are working towards a hybrid rehearsal model including both in-person and online rehearsals, or only online options for those families who choose to not participate in-person. Check out our registration page and please pay your tuition fees for…

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RDYO 2020 Virtual Performance Projects

Our musicians and conductors worked incredibly hard to create a variety of virtual performance projects, and we are excited to share them with you! Check out all of our ensemble videos below and we look forward to bringing you live performances again soon. Intermediate Strings Senior Strings Junior Winds Senior Winds & Symphony Orchestra

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Our first Zoom meeting!

Come join your conductor and ensemble peers online this Saturday, April 4th for the first RDYO Zoom meeting! Junior Strings will be online from 1:00pm-1:25pm. We hope to see you then. The link to access and password have been emailed to you. Please use a recognizable name as your username so that you can be admitted to the online chat. If you did not receive the login information, please email…

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RDYO Scholarship Competition 2020 (deadline extended)

Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, our annual scholarship competition is going online! The deadline to submit the online application and video audition is April 22nd, 2020. Online application: https://forms.gle/DZ5eknKkMh37VL3cA Video audition guidelines: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SLZWAJ6Kj3nLLlrZJhNKM5zhSJM8aroo/view?usp=sharing Junior Strings Audition repertoire: – One polished piece of your choosing– Orchestral excerpts (as outlined below) From Star Wars: The Last Jedi Violin I: mm. 5-14, 21-30, 41-53, 57-65. Violin II: mm. 10-29, 47-65. Violin III: mm.…

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RDYO COVID-19 Update

With the constantly changing health situation in BC and Canada, RDYO board of directors and staff have made the decision to cancel rehearsals for all ensembles until further notice. Our concern right now is the safety and health of our musicians and families, and although our ensembles fall within the current group guidelines, we are following the school districts and City of Richmond in their closures as well. In line with BC’s ban…

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Weather Conditions – Rehearsals As Scheduled

UPDATE: After checking the weather reports and road conditions, rehearsals will continue as scheduled today. If you are still uncertain about making it to rehearsals safely, please let your division manager know you will be absent. Please take your time driving to rehearsal today, and we look forward to seeing you all! Please bring a friend to rehearsal! Any concerns can be emailed to admin@rdyo.ca

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October is here!

Purple T-shirts Our new shipment of purple t-shirts arrived! They are $11 each, and can be purchased from the admin table at BUC on Saturday from 9am-2pm. All camp attendees will need a purple t-shirt for the final concert All ensembles will need this shirt for outreach concerts throughout the year Ticket Package If you purchased the ticket package as part of your registration this year, please come to the…

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Welcome to RDYO 2019/2020! Some important information:

Welcome to a new year with the Richmond Delta Youth Orchestra. We hope you have enjoyed a smooth return to school and are ready for Orchestra rehearsals to resume this Saturday, September 14th. We are thrilled to have your family as part of our orchestra community this year.  Thank you to all the parents who attended our AGM, parent information session and parent social last Saturday. If you missed the meeting, please continue…

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Welcome Back Musicians!

A few dates to add to your calendars before the year begins: RDYO AGM and Parent Social: Saturday, September 7, 2019 @ 10:00am We will be sharing a lot of important information about the upcoming season, as well as electing the new Board of Directors. We have several vacancies on the board, and we are always excited to have new parents join us at the table. Families who attend the…

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