No MYO Rehearsals February 18-22

There will be no rehearsals the week of February 18-22. Rehearsals will resume the week of February 25.

The MYO Office will be closed Monday, February 18 in observance of Presidents Day.

News and Events

2018-2019 Season

  • Concerts featuring our MYO Ensembles at Carnegie Hall and Jazz at Lincoln Center
  • New Commissioned Works for our MYO Ensembles
  • Emerging Composers and Concerto and Vocal Competitions
  • Free Long Island Community Concerts by our MYO Ensembles
  • MYO Alumni reunite for the 7th Annual Choir and Orchestra Concert
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MYO Concerto and Vocal Competition Winners

Please join us in congratulating our 2019 MYO Concerto and Vocal Competition Winners!

INSTRUMENTAL DIVISION I: First Place: Carolyn Lau, flute; Second Place: Theresa Jiao, violin; Third Place: Emma Hong, violin; Fourth Place: Alice Wang, viola VOCAL DIVISION I: First Place: Jade Silverstein, soprano; Second Place: Avani Schwartz, soprano; Third Place: Maria Gaztañaga, soprano ; Fourth Place: Natalie Ceonzo, soprano INSTRUMENTAL DIVISION II:

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Hear MYO in concert!

Hear all 14 of our MYO ensembles in concert this March

Join us for concerts on March 10 to hear our Nassau Orchestras, March 17 to hear our Suffolk Choirs and Orchestras, and on March 24 to hear our Nassau Choirs! See our Concerts and Events page for more details and to purchase tickets (as available).

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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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