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2019/2020 Season

Sunday, March 1, 2020
2:00 pm4:00 pm
Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium
The McCrindle Concert | Orchestra

Sterling Elliott, 2019 Winner of the Sphinx Competition will perform the Dvořák Cello Concerto. Composer Tanner Porter's commissioned work will take inspiration not only from the Pines of Rome by Respighi, but also from the students at the KIPP Academy Middle School in the South Bronx, where NYYS has been in-residence for two seasons.

Dvořák: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 104 with Sterling Elliott, cello
Tanner Porter: The Sycamore and the Oak (First Music world première)
Respighi: Pines of Rome

All Parquet Tickets: $25
Tier 2 Tickets: $40
Available at carnegiehall.org
CarnegieCharge (212) 247-7800
Box Office at 57th & Seventh

Monday, March 9, 2020
7:30 pm9:30 pm
Dizzy’s Club, Jazz at Lincoln Center
Celebrating Charlie Parker @ 100

Sets at 7:30 & 9:30 PM

NYYS Jazz and saxophonist Steve Wilson pay homage to Charlie Parker’s centennial and bebop innovations. Described by the New York Times as “An endlessly adaptable alto and soprano saxophonist, at home in myriad settings,” Wilson has attained a ubiquitous status in the field through his work on stage and in studio with a wide range of artists including Chick Corea, George Duke, Michael Brecker, Dave Holland, Dianne Reeves, Gerald Wilson, Maria Schneider, and Joe Henderson. The program also features the world premiere of First Music commission In the Shadow of Tall Giants by Devin Reilly.

First set: $40
Second set: $30
Students: $25
Reservations at jazz.org.

Monday, April 27, 2020
7:30 pm9:30 pm
Scandinavia House
An Evening of Chamber Music, Part 1 | Chamber Music

The NYYS Chamber Music program, led by director Dr. Lisa Tipton, offers young musicians an opportunity to explore the often complex dialogue between instruments as a metaphor for learning skills that emphasize open communication, harmony, and compromise. An Evening Among Friends is the underlying theme of each performance. NYYS ensembles will provide an exhilarating evening of chamber music in the first of two performances at Scandinavia House on Park Avenue.

Tickets: $30
Available at nyys.org
or call (212) 581-5933

Monday, May 4, 2020
7:30 pm9:30 pm
Scandinavia House
An Evening of Chamber Music, Part 2 | Chamber Music

The NYYS Chamber Music program, led by director Dr. Lisa Tipton, offers young musicians an opportunity to explore the often complex dialogue between instruments as a metaphor for learning skills that emphasize open communication, harmony, and compromise. An Evening Among Friends is the underlying theme of each performance. NYYS ensembles will provide an exhilarating evening of chamber music in the second of two performances at Scandinavia House on Park Avenue.

Tickets: $30
Available at nyys.org
or call (212) 581-5933

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
7:30 pm9:30 pm
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall
An Evening Among Friends | Chamber Music

The third and final NYYS chamber music concert of the season takes place at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, and features the world première of Nina Shekhar’s tikka. Our students are sure to fill this stately hall with energy!
Tickets: $30,
Available at carnegiehall.org
CarnegieCharge (212) 247-7800
Box Office at 57th & Seventh

Monday, May 11, 2020
7:00 pm8:30 pm
The TimesCenter
Dreams of New Orleans

Wycliffe Gordon joins NYYS Jazz and Director Andy Clausen for a lively program celebrating the musical legacy of New Orleans to close out the 19-20 season. A leading musical ambassador and interpreter of America’s music, triple-threat trombonist, trumpeter, and vocalist Wycliffe Gordon lends his hard-swinging sound, and prodigious technique to NYYS Jazz Band for a thrilling program celebrating the rhythms, repertoire, and legacy of The Crescent City. The program also features the world premiere of First Music commission The Pen is Mightier by Greg Weis.

Tickets: $30
Available at nyys.org
or call (212) 581-5933

Thursday, May 14, 2020
7:00 pm9:00 pm
National Sawdust
Composition Date 2020

NYYS Composition program, led by Dr. Kyle Blaha, has broken new ground in its acclaimed sessions for younger composers to examine orchestration styles, techniques, and skills. The program offers student composers the opportunity to explore the world of composition and orchestration through seminars, individual tutorials and workshops. This annual Composition Date performance, to be held at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, will include original student compositions performed by members of the Orchestra, Chamber Music, Jazz, and Robert L. Poster Apprentice Conducting programs.
Advance Tickets: $30
Available nationalsawdust.org
($35 at the door)

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
7:00 pm9:00 pm
Joe's Pub at the Public Theater
Musical Theater Composition Songwriter Showcase 2020

The second annual Songwriter Showcase features original collaborative student works performed by NYYS students and students of the Harlem School of the Arts.

Tickets: $20
Available at joespub.org

Sunday, May 24, 2020
2:00 pm4:00 pm
Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium
The Spring Concert | Orchestra

The final orchestra performance features the recently rediscovered Piano concerto of Florence Price, performed by pianist and Roy and Shirley Durst Debut Artist Michelle Cann. Following a world première by First Music composer Patrick O'Malley, Mahler's First Symphony, the "Titan," will end the season boldly and proudly.

Patrick O’ Malley: Here, We Are Something Else (First Music world première)
Florence Price: Piano Concerto in One Movement with Michelle Cann, piano
Mahler: Symphony No. 1, in D Major, “Titan”

All Parquet Tickets: $25
Tier 2 Tickets: $40
Available at carnegiehall.org
CarnegieCharge (212) 247-7800
Box Office at 57th & Seventh

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