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Lionel Hampton School of Music Preparatory Division

Physical Address:
Corner of Blake & W. Sweet Ave.

Mailing Address:
Lionel Hampton School of Music
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015

Phone: 208-885-6231

Fax: 208-885-7254

Email: music@uidaho.edu

Web: Preparatory Division

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Greater Palouse Youth Orchestra

Director: Giselle Hillyer

Meets: Mondays, 6-8 p.m., Lionel Hampton School of Music 102 map

Tuition: $150 in Fall semesters, $175 in Spring semesters

GPYO Concert Dates for 2021: TBD

Entry Requirements:

  • Grades 9-12
  • Performing at a Suzuki Book 5 level or above
  • Proficient music reading skills
  • Enrolled in private lessons with a Preparatory Division faculty member or other teacher
  • Enrolled in the orchestra program at school (if available)

The Greater Palouse Youth Orchestra (GPYO)includes students in grades 9-12 who commit extra time to the study of their instrument. The objective of the GPYO is to enhance the music curriculum currently offered in local public schools, and to provide a university-level youth orchestra program to area musicians.

The GPYO presents two full concerts each year plus one or two performances with other orchestras.

Membership is by audition only. Auditions are held in August and January (for new members only).

For more information or to schedule an audition, please email Giselle Hillyer. You can download audition excerpts on this page.

Lionel Hampton School of Music Preparatory Division

Physical Address:
Corner of Blake & W. Sweet Ave.

Mailing Address:
Lionel Hampton School of Music
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015

Phone: 208-885-6231

Fax: 208-885-7254

Email: music@uidaho.edu

Web: Preparatory Division

Map