Artistic Staff

Director  |  Composition
Dr. Kyle Blaha received his D.M.A. and M.M. from Juilliard and his B.M. from Eastman School of Music with high distinction in composition, clarinet, and German. More »
Andy Clausen
Director  |  Jazz
Andy Clausen is a New York-based composer, trombonist, bandleader, and graduate of The Juilliard School. More »
Music Director  |  Orchestra
Michael Repper will begin his tenure as Music Director of the NYYS Orchestra at the start of the 2017/18 season. More »
Lisa Tipton
Director  |  Chamber Music
David Alan Miller Conducting Fellow  |  Orchestra
Alan Buxbaum currently serves as the Assistant Conductor of the New York Youth Symphony under the direction of Michael Repper.  He has also served as Assistant Conductor for the Peabody Symphony Or More »
Manager  |  Jazz
Trumpeter Joseph Christianson is an alumnus of the New York Youth Symphony Jazz Band, Orchestra, and Chamber Music programs. More »
Librarian  |  Orchestra
Jake Darnell is an ensemble librarian and percussionist based in New York City. More »
Orchestra Manager  |  Orchestra
Adarsh Kumar received his Bachelor of Music in Classical Trombone Performance in 2013 from the Juilliard School under the instruction of Joseph Alessi.  His performances include many orchestral con More »
Katherine Liu
Manager  |  Chamber Music
Katherine Liu, violinist, recently received her dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Childhood Education and Music from Wagner College in Staten Island, New York C More »
Associate Director  |  Composition
The music of Tim Mauthe has been featured in performances in North America, Europe, and Australia. More »
Music Director  |  Conducting
Michael Repper will begin his tenure as Music Director of the NYYS Orchestra at the start of the 2017/18 season. More »
Production Manager  |  Chamber Music
Brooklyn-born musician Aaron Stokes is a young and enthusiastic multi-instrumentalist who is making conscious actions to enhance the world through the gift of music. More »