About the orchestra

The Conrad O. Johnson Regional Youth Orchestra has a history of rousing performances at the world famous Carnegie Hall, the New York City Jazz Festival in Lincoln Center, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C.

We are currently seeking to expand our participant roster for what promises to be a very eventful and challenging season with many upcoming local and national performances.


Cost & Benefits

For an annual $300 tuition, The Conrad O. Johnson Regional Youth Orchestra provides its participants with

  • instruction in music theory and applied music 
  • local, state, and national performance opportunities 
  • seminars, clinics, and workshops
  • environmental interactive musical stimulants
  • community service certificates

Auditions and rehearsals

Every Saturday
1:00-3:00pm

Augustana Lutheran Church
2001 Wheeler Ave.
Houston, TX 77004


For further information, Please contact

Artie Onayemi
Executive Director
(713) 299-7106

William Portis
Orchestra Leader
(832) 744-3528