Launching at the start of the 2023/24 season, New York Youth Symphony’s Crescendo will be a 44-piece string orchestra for New York City residents ages 10-18 years old.
An anonymous donor has challenged us to raise $60,000 in 60 days to close out our season - and we need your help! We have been given a $25,000 match gift so we get a dollar for every dollar raised up to that amount!
On Sunday, February 5th at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards, Music Director Michael Repper and our Orchestra won a Grammy Award in the Best Orchestral Performance - Classical category. This is the first time a youth orchestra has won in this category.Buy our album!
Become a part of an organization that is all about giving youth the opportunity to explore their abilities and techniques in a non-competitive and inclusive environment while playing with others at an extremely high level of talent.
My love for big band playing only grows stronger as I play in the group. I’m so blessed to have been able to play with such high level musicians.
I love the environment that NYYS creates, since I am able to interact with other students with an equal passion for music.
With the various instrumentation assignments, I was naturally obliged to compose more consistently but while maintaining a level of inspiration and direction throughout
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