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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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 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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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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Brian Johnston, Trombone

Brian Johnston is an alumnus of The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York (Suffolk Principal Orchestra, 2010-2011). On November 12, 2018, Brian took the audition for 2nd trombone of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, where he competed with nearly 40 other trombonists for that position. Brian was the first one to play that day, and was successful in both the preliminary round and the finals. After being successful, Brian was offered a trial period with the

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Elise Camillone - 2017-2018 MYO T-Shirt Design Contest Winner

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 12, 2018 CONTACT Anthea Jackson, Executive Director Phone: 516-365-6961 Email: ajackson@myo.org

FREE CONCERT FEATURING LONG ISLAND TEENS

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York (MYO) is proud to present the top sixteen finalists of the 2017-2018 Concerto and Vocal Competition in a concert on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 7:00 PM

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Steven Cooney, Bass Trombone

Steven Cooney, bass trombonist with the MYO Principal Orchestra, Class of 2007. With a passion for music and the arts, Steven began his career in the second grade after deciding the trombone was going to be his instrument of choice; the start to his story. While in MYO Steven was All State and All Eastern and was recognized as the bass trombonist for the All USA Band by the MENC. He also held the bass

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Neil Miller, Viola MYO Alumni Class of 2011

Neil Miller, Viola

From Long Island NY, Neil Miller is a second year Masters student at the Eastman School of Music majoring in viola performance. He also attended Eastman as an undergraduate and holds a Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance. This past summer Neil spent 8 intensive weeks at the National Repertory Orchestra in Breckinridge Colorado where he performed in over 20 concerts playing 120 orchestral works. Conductors included Karina Canellakis, Andrew Litton, Peter Oundjian and

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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 12, 2017

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

Free Concert Featuring Long Island Teens

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York (MYO) is proud to present the top ten finalists of the 2017 Concerto and Vocal Competition in a concert on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:00

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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 16, 2016 CONTACT: Anthea Jackson, Executive Director Phone: 516-365-6961 Email: ajackson@myo.org

Free Concert Featuring Long Island Teens

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York (MYO) is proud to present the top ten finalists of the 2016 Concerto and Vocal Competition in a concert on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM in the

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MYO Spain Performance Tour

MYO recently returned from a sensational performance tour of Spain! You can read all about our adventures on our Tour Blog page, written by tour violinist and MYO alumnus Laura Vega.

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Stephen Duggan, Tuba

Stephen Duggan was a proud member of MYO from 2000-2006 and performed with the Nassau Concert and Principal Orchestras under Patsy Koppeis and Scott Stickley. Stephen joined the MYO Staff in March 2010 where he started the MYO Office and served as General Manager of the organization until June 2016. He studied music performance at Queens College and is now a freelance musician and teacher. He has performed and toured internationally with such groups as

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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 27, 2015 CONTACT: Anthea Jackson, Executive Director Phone: 516-365-6961 Email: ajackson@myo.org

Free Concert Featuring Long Island Teens

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York (MYO) is proud to present the top ten finalists of the 2015 Concerto and Vocal Competition in a concert on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the Congregational

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MYO Mourns the Loss of Alumnus Joseph Ferriso

MYO mourns the loss of Joseph Ferriso, Nassau Principal Orchestra horn player, class of 2013. Joseph passed away on Saturday, January 3 from injuries sustained in a car accident. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with his family and friends.

Please see the MYO Facebook page for more photos and cherished memories of Joseph.

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