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2018 Summer Performance Tour

MYO is touring Europe July 3 – 16, 2018 and will visit Berlin, Dresden, Prague, Vienna, and Budapest! Join us for a free concert featuring our tour choir led by Shoshana Hershkowitz and our tour orchestra led by Scott Stickley on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Herricks High School. Please see our Tours page for complete

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Elise Camillone - 2017-2018 MYO T-Shirt Design Contest Winner

MYO Senior Scholars 2017-2018

2017-2018 MYO Senior Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our seven MYO Senior Scholarship winners for 2017-2018: Grace Donofrio, Claire Ezratty, Vincent Fasano, Amelia Libbey, Matthew Rhee, Alyssa Sposato, and Jessica Staiano. Please see our Senior Scholarships page to learn more about them and our previous senior scholarship winners.

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Audition for MYO 2018-2019

Audition for 2018-2019

New Member Auditions for Select Instruments and Voice Types

New member auditions were held May 19 and June 9 in both Nassau and Suffolk counties. Auditions will also be held September 8 for any remaining ensemble openings and audition registration reopens August 8. Thank you to everyone who participated in a MYO audition this spring! All musicians will be notified of their standing June 26

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My MYO Story

Douglas Baldwin

As a MYO parent, I’ve had the unbridled pleasure of hearing more great live classical and contemporary orchestral music in the past three years than I had in the previous three decades. Furthermore, the opportunity for my son to play with the best fellow musicians of his age group on a regular basis – not just as a once-a-year event or two-week workshop – has

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August Chen

It has become almost a habit to pack up the violin and music, grab a pencil and some dinner, and hustle toward the car every Tuesday night for the past four years. MYO for me was divided into three parts, Concert Orchestra with Ms. Ho, Symphony Orchestra with Mrs. Koppeis, and Principal Orchestra with Mr. Stickley. Every step of the way, from Tchaikovsky to Ravel, playing music

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Isabel Coelho

MYO is such a great opportunity for any young musician. Since my daughter Chelsea joined, she has become more confident not only in her musicality but in her daily life. Being part of a group of such talented musicians only makes you better and encourages you to excel. I am overwhelmed by the professionalism and friendliness of the MYO staff.  They provide a safe, positive

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Kyra Faragasso

Since auditioning in fourth grade, MYO has become a treasured part of my life. As a vocalist and violinist, I have the opportunity to join other students who love and live their music. MYO is a wonderful and extraordinary gift that has helped me to grow, both as a person and a musician. I cherish the privilege of being taught by extraordinary instructors and performing

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Talia Fernandez

My MYO tour to China in the summer of 2014 was an experience I will remember for my entire life. For two weeks, I saw spectacular sights and visited amazing places like the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, the Dragon Lady’s Summer Palace, and the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. I was able to play in concert, and hear Chinese orchestras in concert as

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