Audition for MYO

New Member Auditions for 2023-2024

Video auditions for our 2023-2024 MYO Choirs and Orchestras are open through January 15, 2024 to fill available positions. Please see our Auditions page for details.

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2021-2022 Season

  • MYO Ensembles perform at Carnegie Hall Sunday, May 1, 2022
  • MYO Tours Italy in July 2022
  • New Collaborations and Commissioned Works for MYO Ensembles
  • Competitions for Composers, Instrumentalists, and Vocalists
  • Free Long Island Community Concerts
  • MYO Alumni Reunion Concert

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PATCH – Levittown Kids Chosen for Metropolitan Youth Orchestra Programs

Levittown Kids Chosen for Metropolitan Youth Orchestra Programs

Published: October 21, 2019 at Patch.com By: Daniel Hampton

LEVITTOWN, NY — Four talented Levittown students have been chosen to join the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York’s choral and orchestra programs.

The students — from Jonas E. Salk Middle School, Division Avenue

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RIVERHEAD NEWS REVIEW – Student musicians take center stage at Carnegie Hall

Student musicians take center stage at Carnegie Hall

Published: May 20, 2019 at the Riverhead News Review By: Katie Nalepinski

Riverhead High School sophomore Lauren Enos, 15, sits on the edge of her seat in Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium, her clarinet pointed down. Her eyes are glued to the sheet music in front of her,

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NEWSDAY – Playing clarinet opens the world of the orchestra and Carnegie Hall

Playing clarinet opens the world of the orchestra and Carnegie Hall

Newsday – Read the article at www.newsday.com Published: March 1, 2019 By: Isabel Chen, Kidsday Reporter

Every Thursday, I participate in the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, called MYO. Players from all over Suffolk County join together, whether you’re a flute

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Harbor Country Day School Student Jade Silverstein Named Finalist in Metropolitan Youth Orchestra 2018-2019 Concerto and Vocal Competition

In November of 2018, Jade performed as the soloist at the MYO’s performance at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts.

Originally published on Longisland.com – Read the article at www.longisland.com Published: January 22, 2019 By: Long Island News & PR

St. James, NY – January 22, 2019 – The Metropolitan

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Giving Thanks

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.

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MYO Goes Live!

2021-2022 MYO Rehearsals and Concerts

MYO is eagerly preparing for in-person rehearsals and concerts in 2021-2022 after a year of Zoom and we want to do it as safely as possible! Everyone will be required to wear a mask and maintain social distance for your personal protection and for the safety of others.

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MYO Competitions

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

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2019-2020 Season

    • 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

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MYO Summer Performance Tour to Italy

MYO is touring Italy July 7 – July 20, 2020 with GrandTours, our group tour provider!

Visit our Tours page to see the MYO Italy Tour Proposal and find out how to audition online for the tour choir and orchestra!

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Hear MYO on SoundCloud

Hear our 2018-2019 MYO Ensemble Concert Recordings on SoundCloud

Visit our SoundCloud page to hear and share concert recordings from our 2018-2019 season — free of charge!

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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,

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MYO Finalists Concert

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

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One SINGular Sunday

MYO Presents One SINGular Sunday on February 10

MYO presents One SINGular Sunday on Sunday, February 10, 2019, from 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, NY. This is a free event open to all singers ages 8 – 18.

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Free Concert Featuring Long Island Teens

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE January 10, 2019 CONTACT Anthea Jackson, Executive Director Phone: 516-365-6961 Email: ajackson@myo.org

FREE CONCERT FEATURING LONG ISLAND TEENS

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2018 MYO Concerto and Vocal Competition Winners

MYO Concerto Competition Finalists

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.

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Happy New Year!

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.

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Nassau Choirs at LeFrak

Nassau Choirs in Concert

All Four Nassau Choirs Take the Stage on December 9

Join us on Sunday, December 9 at LeFrak Concert Hall to see our Nassau Treble Choir and Chamber Chorale perform at 4 PM and our Nassau Concert and Symphonic Choirs perform at 7 PM. Tickets are on sale

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Days One and Two – Travel and Arrival in Berlin

Guten Tag! Welcome to the first official MYO Europe Tour Blog. Today’s blog covers July 3rd (our travel day) and July 4th (our first day exploring the beauty of Berlin).

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Day Three – Museums and Our First Concert

Wow! Today was yet another crazy day in Europe on the 2018 MYO Tour. The day started for most members somewhere around 7:30 AM when we met up for breakfast in the lobby of the hotel. A gorgeous buffet complete with breads, croissants, fruits, bacon, eggs, cereals, and of course a (to die for) cappuccino

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Day Four – Dresden and Concert Two

Guten Tag everyone! We greatly apologize for the delay, we know a lot of you rely on the blogs to keep up with family and friends. The hotel we stayed in during our visit in Dresden had very spotty wifi and we could not send this blog post to Mark Carr, MYO Media Specialist, until

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Day Five – Terezín and Prague

Today we’re in Prague and apparently they say “Ahoj” (pronounced ahoy) instead of hello. Therefore, Ahoj blog readers! This morning began back in Dresden with a wonderful breakfast spread where I ate croissants, bacon, and rolls. Are you noticing a trend yet? After breakfast, chaperones checked the rooms and we began our journey to Prague!

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Day Six – Prague and Our Third Concert

Hello everyone! Today was yet another spectacular day in Europe on the 2018 MYO Tour. The day began with a call time of 8:15 AM in the lobby of our Prague hotel. Once everyone was accounted for, the bigger bus groups split into smaller tour groups for the day of about 25 tour members. We

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Day Seven – Final Day in Prague

WOW!!! It’s officially one week into our tour and the time is going way too fast. Today was our last day in Prague which means we have visited ⅗ of the cities on the tour. Most people on the tour are incredibly upset that today was our last day in Prague. Everyone has absolutely fallen

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