MYO ensembles have performed regularly at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall and Avery Fisher Hall in New York City. Local venues include Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, Staller Center for the Arts as well as many school theatres.
Internationally, MYO groups have performed at the Shanghai Concert Hall, The Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing, The Mozarteum in Salzburg, to name a few.
Angela Wee, 2010 winner performing at Carnegie Hall
The MYO Concerto and Vocal Competition Finalists Concert was held Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at Commack Middle School in Commack, NY.
We were treated to an evening of spectacular performances by our top ten finalists: Simon Lee, oboe; Thomas Loomis, bass voice; Emily Mantone, cello; Sarah Miller, cello; Jacqueline Minogue, soprano; Noah Mond, alto; John Sepanski, bassoon; Leah Stevens, flute; Amanda Sweeney, treble voice; Joslyn Thomas, mezzo-soprano -- and we're excited to present our three winners!
First Place: Leah Stevens, flute
Second Place: Sarah Miller, cello
Third Place: Simon Lee, oboe
Leah, Sarah and Simon were all presented cash awards following the concert.
Leah Stevens performed the third movement of Jacques Ibert's Concerto for Flute and Orchestra with Director Phil Preddice and the Suffolk Principal Orchestra at Hofstra University on March 22, 2014.
Thank you to all of our competition applicants, and to the parents, teachers and pianists who supported them. We look forward to hearing the submissions for next year's competition!
The MYO Concerto Competition Finals Concert was held Sunday, February 5, 2012 at Herricks High School in New Hyde Park, NY. Six finalists performed while competing for monetary awards and a chance to perform as a soloist at Carnegie Hall in May 2012. The finalists were: Brianna Ambrosino (clarinet), Suehyun Jade Park (oboe), Leah Stevens (flute), Michael Stevens (piano), Madeleine Vaillancourt (violin) and Kevin Yu (violin). The results were as follows:
First Place: Madeleine Vaillancourt, violin
Second Place: Leah Stevens, flute
Third Place: Jade Park, oboe
Madeleine Vaillancourt performed Felix Mendelssohn's Concerto for Violin in E minor with Director Phil Preddice and the Suffolk Principal Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in June, 2012.
The MYO Concerto Competition Finals Concert was held on Sunday, February 6, 2011 at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center in Garden City, NY. The finalists were Michelle Cozzi (percussion), Tiffany Huang (bassoon), Jessica Kambic (clarinet), Soo Yeon Kim (violin), and Ashley Thakur (violin). The results were as follows:
First Place: Michelle Cozzi, percussion
Second Place: Ashley Thakur, violin
Third Place: Soo Yoen Kim, violin
Michelle Cozzi performed Ney Rosauro's Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra with Director Scott Stickley and the Nassau Principal Orchestra at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in June, 2011.
Violinist Angela Wee was the winner of the 2010 Concerto Competition. She performed Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor with Director Salvatore Vittorio and the Nassau Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in May, 2010.
Violinist Katherine Liccardo was the winner of the 2009 Concerto Competition. She performed Jean Sibelius' Violin Concerto with Director Scott Stickley and the Nassau Principal Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in June, 2009.
Eileen Padgett, with Waltz After Dark performed by the Nassau Principal Orchestra conducted by Scott Stickley
Stay tuned for more details about our Composer Competition in the 2014-2015 season
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - Concert at the Parker Jewish Institute for Healthcare and Rehabilitation
Members of our Nassau Concert Choir performed at the Parker Jewish Institute in New Hyde Park on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, led by Director Erica Purrone with Piano Accompanist Naomi Aomori. This was a performance for the residents as well as the families of the choir members involved.
Friday, July 19, 2013 - MYO Treble Choir Members sing for Long Island Ducks game
Members of our Nassau and Suffolk Treble Choirs performed the Star Spangled Banner at the Long Island Ducks game at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip on Friday, July 19, 2013, led by Director Craig Knapp.
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - MYO Treble Choir Members sing for New York Islanders game
Members of our Nassau and Suffolk Treble Choirs performed the Star Spangled Banner at the New York Islanders game at Nassau Coliseum in Hempstead on Saturday, October 19, 2013, led by Director Craig Knapp.
Click HERE to view the video of the performance as posted on our Facebook page.
Monday, December 2, 2013 - Nassau Flute Choir Members perform for the Port Washington Children's Center
Members of our Nassau Flute Choir performed classics and holiday favorites at the Port Washington Children's Center on Monday, December 2, 2013, led by Director Nana Aomori.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - Nassau Flute Choir Members perform at Bloomingdale's
Members of our Nassau Flute Choir performed classics and holiday favorites at Bloomingdale's in the Roosevelt Field Mall on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 for the Shopping Works Wonders fundraising event, led by Director Nana Aomori.
Saturday, January 25, 2014 - Suffolk Concert Choir Members sing for New York Islanders game
Members of our Suffolk Concert Choir performed the Star Spangled Banner at the New York Islanders game at Nassau Coliseum in Hempstead on Saturday, January 25, 2014, led by Director Melanie Dominick.
We are pleased to announce our second annual MYO Alumni Choir and Orchestra Concert on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at Adelphi University Performing Arts Center and we invite our Alumni and Current Seniors to perform with us once again!
Proposed concert repertoire includes the Weber Clarinet Concerto No. 2 with Special Guest Stanley Drucker, former Principal Clarinetist with the New York Philharmonic and Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture led by Scott Stickley; select movements from Dvorak Symphony No. 8 led by Phil Preddice; and choral works including Erev Shel Shoshanim (Klebanow), Ain't that News (Hatfield), and The Awakening (Martin) led by Shoshana Hershkowitz and Edward Norris.
If you are interested in rehearsing and performing with the Alumni Choir and/or the Alumni Orchestra please RSVP by Friday, May 2 to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject heading “MYO ALUMNI CONCERT” and be sure to indicate your instrument and/or voice type. The rehearsals are free of charge and there will be a $10 suggested donation for audience members at the June 1 concert.