Highlights of the 2014-2015 MYO Season will include:
-- Two Carnegie Hall Concerts on Sunday, May 31, 2015.
-- MYO Choirs and Orchestras perform the National Anthem at NY Islanders, NY Mets, Long Island Ducks, and Stony Brook Seawolves games.
-- Free Long Island Community Concerts by our MYO Ensembles.
-- MYO Alumni reunite for an orchestra and choir concert June 7, 2015.
MYO Concerto and Vocal Competition
Congratulations to our top ten finalists of the 2015 MYO Concerto and Vocal Competition!
Jake Buhler, violin; Robert Catinella, bass; AJ LaBarca, cello; Veronica Mak, alto; Sarah Miller, cello; Noah Mond, alto; Mary Kate Petsky, soprano; Emily Shallbetter, soprano; Catherine Sweeney, soprano; Alexandra Woroniecka, violin
The finalists will perform their competition piece on Wednesday, February 4 at the Congregational Church of Huntington located in Centerport, NY. The concert is free and open to the public, and I encourage our MYO families to join us!
Thank you to all of our MYO members who submitted applications and shared their exceptional talent with us!!
For more details, please visit our Concerto and Vocal Competition page.
MYO Mourns the Loss of Alumnus Joseph Ferriso
MYO mourns the loss of Joseph Ferriso, Nassau Principal Orchestra horn player, class of 2013. Joseph passed away on Saturday, January 3 from injuries sustained in a car accident. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with his family and friends.
Please see the MYO Facebook page for more photos and cherished memories of Joseph.
MYO Performs the National Anthem
Our MYO ensembles had a wonderful time performing the National Anthem for the Long Island Ducks (Suffolk Principal Orchestra on 9/19), the Stony Brook Seawolves (Suffolk Youth Chorale on 10/11), and for the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum (Treble Choirs on 10/25). Looking forward to more anthem performances for the Islanders on January 19 (Suffolk Concert Choir) and March 29 (Nassau Symphonic Choir), and for the NY Mets on May 2 (Nassau Concert Choir) and June 13 (Suffolk Youth Chorale).
Check out our In the Community page for more details and event pictures!
MYO T-Shirt 2014-2015 Contest Winner
We're thrilled to announce the winner of our 2014-2015 MYO T-shirt Contest, Robin Shum! Robin is an oboe player in the Nassau Principal Orchestra, and her Andy Warhol-inspired design will be featured on our official season shirts, which will be given to all current members at rehearsals later this fall. Thank you to everyone who submitted designs, and we look forward to seeing you wear your MYO colors this season!
New MYO Choirs in 2014-2015!
The Nassau Youth Chorale will be divided into two new choirs for the 2014-2015 season: the Nassau Symphonic Choir with Louise O'Hanlon, and the Nassau Chamber Chorale with Edward Norris.
MYO on Facebook and Twitter
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