- 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
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 High School and General Douglas MacArthur High School — had to audition and qualify based on certain ensemble criteria, the
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.
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.
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!
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, but she’s practiced enough that she knows composer Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait” like the back of her hand.
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 player, a bass player or even a percussionist. There’s at least one person representing each instrument, except for saxophone, which
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,
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 Youth Orchestra (MYO) has selected Jade Silverstein, an eighth grader at Harbor Country Day School in St. James, as a
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.
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.
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 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
- 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
Oh my goodness. I cannot believe today was the last day of the MYO 2018 European Tour. This truly has been a life altering experience and I owe so much to the people at MYO for giving each and every one of us the opportunity to experience so much culture, make so many memories, and perform in the most spectacular venues.
Hello, everyone and welcome to my recount of our first full day in Budapest, Hungary. After last night’s river cruise, I could not wait to get the day started. Breakfast at the hotel was complete with a waffle station and loads of croissants. The day officially began with a bus tour of Budapest. Our first stop on the tour was the Parliament building.