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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 

  • 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 retreats for the Symphone orchestra is 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. 

Download directions to YMCA Camp St. Croix here.

Download Orchestra Retreat forms here: