Music & Worship Arts Academy

Preparatory Programs

If students are not yet ready for one of our groups, I recommend the following:

  • The Houston Youth Symphony,, accepts students from beginning through advanced.  Rehearsals are on Sunday afternoons at Pershing Middle School, 3838 Blue Bonnet Blvd., Houston, Texas 77025.
    • $975 – full tuition, includes deposit/Symphony, Philharmonia, Sinfonia, String Orchestra
    • $575 – full tuition, includes deposit/Preparatory Orchestra
    • $450 – full tuition/Chamber Music
    • Entrance auditions are in April & May
  • The Bay Area Youth Symphony (BAYS), Accepts students of all levels. Rehearsals are on Sunday afternoons at Westbrook Intermediate, 302 W. El Dorado Blvd., Friendswood, TX 77546.
    • $570 Advanced orchestra
    • $400 Beginning & Intermediate Orchestra
    • Entrance auditions are in August
  • Instruments of Praise, homeschool band & orchestra, Accepts students of all levels. Classes are held once a week at four different locations throughout the Greater Houston area. The locations: Spring, Northwest Houston, Katy, and Waller. 
    • $450 annual tuition
    • Contact IOP for audition/registration information