- All of our MYO Choirs and Orchestras will perform at Carnegie Hall
- MYO Tours Italy in July 2020
- New Collaborations and Commissioned Works for MYO Ensembles
- Concerto and Vocal and Emerging Composers Competitions
- Free Long Island Community Concerts by our MYO Ensembles
- MYO Alumni reunite for 8th Annual Choir and Orchestra Concert
Recognizing the Freeport Community Concert Association
MYO would like to recognize and publicly thank the Freeport Community Concert Association for their generous donation of $5,500 to support talented MYO and Freeport students with tuition scholarships and two senior scholarships worth $1,000 to seniors majoring in music at a college level in Fall 2020.
Please join us in congratulating our 2020 MYO Concerto and Vocal Competition winners!
INSTRUMENTAL DIVISION I: First Place: Kaylee Luo, violin; Second Place: Julia Rhee, viola; Third Place: Emma Hong, violin; Fourth Place: Tobia Im, violin VOCAL DIVISION I: First Place: Austyn Park, tenor; Second Place: Maria Gaztañaga, soprano; Third Place: Ava Daw, soprano; Fourth Place: Vanessa Charoenrat, child’s voice INSTRUMENTAL DIVISION II: First Place: Rebecca Nelsen, oboe; Second Place: William Dunlop, oboe; Third Place:
Congratulations to our top sixteen finalists of the 2019-2020 MYO Concerto and Vocal Competition! Special thanks to all 75 of our MYO members who submitted applications and shared their exceptional talent with us! Please see our Concerto and Vocal Competition page for more details. Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Emerging Composers Competition!
New Member Auditions for 2019-2020 MYO Season
We have select openings in our MYO Choirs and Orchestras for the 2019-2020 season and we will hear auditions on rehearsal nights only. Please see our Auditions page for more details and call the MYO Office at 516-365-6961 or email email@example.com for more information.
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: First Place: Ju Young Yi, clarinet; Second Place: Rebecca Nelsen,
MYO Concerto and Vocal Competition Finalists Concert
MYO is proud to present the top sixteen finalists (out of 74 applicants) of the 2018-2019 Concerto and Vocal Competition in a concert on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Congregational Church of Huntington, 30 Washington Drive, Centerport, NY 11721. The concert is free and open to the public.
Congratulations to our top sixteen finalists and four honorable mentions of the 2018-2019 MYO Concerto and Vocal Competition! Special thanks to all 74 of our MYO members who submitted applications and shared their exceptional talent with us! Please see our Concerto and Vocal Competition page for more details.
MYO Rehearsals Resume January 3
Wishing you all a happy, healthy, and music-filled 2019! The MYO Office is open and MYO rehearsals resume Thursday, January 3.
New Member Auditions for Select Instruments and Voice Types
There are a limited number of openings in our MYO Choirs and Orchestras for the 2018-2019 season and we will hear auditions on rehearsal nights starting September 17-27. Please see our Auditions page for more details and call the MYO office to set up an audition date and time.
MYO Concerto and Vocal Competition Winner Performs November 4
We are thrilled to feature 2017-2018 MYO Concerto and Vocal Competition Winner Kenny Kim on the Sunday, November 4 concert at Adelphi University Performing Arts Center. He will perform the Weber Concertino with the Nassau Principal Orchestra, led by Scott Stickley.
All Nassau Choirs Will Rehearse On Monday Nights
We are consolidating our Nassau Choir rehearsals to Monday nights at Herricks High School beginning September 2018 to create a more unified choral community for our Nassau singers. Rehearsing on the same night at the same location allows our 4th – 8th grade singers to see the musical progression from Treble Choir through Concert Choir, Symphonic Choir, and Chamber Chorale and will give our Nassau Choirs
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.
Highlights of the 2017-2018 MYO Season:
- Concerts featuring all 15 of our MYO Ensembles at Carnegie Hall on May 6, 2018
- Summer Performance Tour to Europe 2018
- New Commissioned Works for our MYO Ensembles
- Free Long Island Community Concerts by our MYO Ensembles
- MYO Alumni reunite for 6th Annual Choir and Orchestra Concert
Returning Member Auditions on 6/4 and 6/7/2018
There are returning member auditions this Monday, June 4 at Patchogue Medford High School and this Thursday, June 7 at Connetquot High School. Please refer to the audition schedule emailed to you on April 25 for more information.
Anthem Rehearsals on 6/7/2018
Suffolk Concert and Symphonic Choir Mets Anthem Rehearsal with Shoshana Hershkowitz Thursday, June 7 from 7:00-8:00PM at Read more
All new and returning MYO musicians were notified of their standing by email in early July and the registration deadline for the 2017-2018 season is Monday, August 7, 2017. MYO Auditions for all remaining ensemble openings will be held Saturday, September 9 and audition registration is now open. Please see our Auditions page for more details.
We are thrilled to announce our fifth annual MYO T-Shirt Design Contest for our 25th Anniversary Season 2017-2018! See our contest page for details and submit your design before the August 31 deadline. In addition to seeing your design worn by all of our MYO members, the winner will also receive a cash award of $250!
MYO Alum Awarded Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award
Congratulations to MYO Alum Roger Kalia on being awarded a 2017 Career Assistance Award from the Solti Foundation U.S.! Roger is the Co-Founder and Music Director of the Lake George Music Festival in upstate New York, Assistant Conductor of the Pacific Symphony, and Music Director of the Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra.