The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York
13 Myrtle Street, 2nd Floor
Manhasset, NY 11030

: May 20, 2015
CONTACT: Anthea Jackson, Executive Director
Phone: 516-365-6961

950 Young Long Island Musicians Perform at Carnegie Hall

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York (MYO) is proud to present our seven choirs and seven orchestras in concert on Sunday, May 31 at 12:30PM and 7:30PM on one of the most famous stages in the world, Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019. Concerts feature works by Beethoven, Brahms, Copland, Dukas, Holst, Stravinsky, Wagner, Eric Whitacre and more. The concerts are open to the public. Tickets range in price from $17.50 – $55 and can be purchased from Carnegie Hall

The 14 ensembles feature talented Long Island-based musicians between the ages of 8 and 18:
Combined Nassau and Suffolk Treble Choirs with Music Director Craig Knapp
Suffolk Concert Choir with Director Melanie Dominick
Suffolk Youth Chorale with Director Shoshana Hershkowitz
Suffolk Concert Orchestra with Director Eileen Murphy
Suffolk Symphony Orchestra with Director Scott Zarchy
Suffolk Principal Orchestra with Director Phil Preddice
Nassau Concert Choir with Director Erica Purrone
Nassau Symphonic Choir with Director Louise O’Hanlon
Nassau Chamber Chorale with Director Edward P. Norris, III
Nassau String Orchestra with Director Michelina Cerbone
Nassau Concert Orchestra with Director Peggy Ho
Nassau Symphony Orchestra with Director Patricia Koppeis
Nassau Principal Orchestra with Director Scott Stickley

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York is committed to fostering a community of talented young musicians from the greater Long Island area, providing them with an opportunity to rehearse and perform orchestral and choral masterworks at the highest possible level with recognized leaders in music education and performance. Founded in the fall of 1993 by John C. McNeur, MYO has grown from one orchestra of fifteen members to seven orchestras, a flute choir, and seven choral ensembles, serving over 950 young musicians between the ages of 8 and 18 throughout the Nassau and Suffolk counties of Long Island.

For more information, please visit or call (516) 365-6961.