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Our Director / Conductor

The Valley Youth Orchestra is pleased to have Ms. Debra TenNapel as our Director/Conductor. Ms. TenNapel has served admirably in this position since July of 2011.

Debra TenNapel

If you have questions about the rehearsal schedule or rehearsal times please contact the orchestra manager, Dan Lamar. If you cannot attend a rehearsal, please contact Mr. Lamar AND contact our Conductor Ms. TenNapel as soon as you know of a problem or conflict. 

If you participate in both the Concertino and Philharmonic Orchestras, please bring your own snack for the Break between the Saturday rehearsal times.

VYO is run by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. All parents and other supportive adults are encouraged to participate and attend our open board meetings. Please feel free to contact any of the board members listed below if you have any questions or if you would be interested in serving on the Board.

2016-2017 VYO Board of Directors

  • ,  Board President

  • Vice President and VYO Volunteer Co-Coordinator

  • ,  Treasurer

  • ,  Secretary and Dinner Concert Coordinator

  • ,  Trustee and Silent Auction Co-Coordinator

  • ,  Trustee

  • ,  Trustee

  • Open Trustee position

The next VYO board meeting will be Saturday, February 11, 2017 (instead of the 4th) at 9:00am, in the Chorus classroom adjacent to the Delta Middle School Band Room in Delta. All parents are encouraged to attend since a large portion of the meeting will be focused on the March 11th Dinner Concert/Silent Auction and fundraising for the Road Trip concert to Denver on May 5-7.The meeting should be over no later than 11:20 am. The above board meeting date will be updated monthly since most (but not all) meetings are on the first Saturday rehearsal date of each month.

  • volunteerDinner Concert Committee ­ Silent Auction Coordinator, Table Decorations/Tablecloths, Food Coordinator and Helper, Ticket Coordinator
  • Public Relations/Advertising Committee­ Writing announcements and articles for newspapers and local magazines, recording/providing radio public service info and sound bites, design and printing of posters and programs, distributing concert posters
  • Finance/Fund Raising Committee­ Coordination of fundraisers and grant-writing.

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