Tonia Ko’s ‘Strange Sounds and Explosions Worldwide’

March 9, 2016
The New York Times

A listener might assume that a new symphony called “Strange Sounds and Explosions Worldwide

No United Palace concert

Just a reminder that there will be no United Palace concert prior to 

The New York Youth Symphony presents The McCrindle Concert

The New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) orchestra continues its 53rd season with an afternoon of romantic virtuosity on Sunday, March 6, 2016, at Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium/Perelman stage, 881 7th Avenue, New York at 2 PM.

New York Youth Symphony Extends Joshua Gersen’s Tenure through 2016/17 Season

New York, NY - The New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) is pleased to announce it has extended the contract of its music director, Joshua Gersen, through the 2016-17 season. Mr. Gersen, who was recently

New York Youth Symphony Jazz Band to Tour Brazil

New York, NY - The New York Youth Symphony Jazz Band will tour in Brazil from March 18 until March 22, 2016, on its first-ever international tour.

Andy Clausen Appointed Director of NYYS Jazz starting 2016/17 season

Andy Clausen - Photo by Sasha Arutyunova

The New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) is excited to announce that Andy Clausen has been appointed Director of the NYYS Jazz Band, beginning in the 2016/17 season.

From New York Youth Symphony and the Chamber Music Society, Odes to Experience

November 24, 2015
The New York Times

Passing on experience from one generation to another, not just by formal teaching but through mentoring and coaching, is crucial to endeavors as unalike as medicine and baseball, and certainly to c

Joshua Gersen and the New York Youth Symphony Open the 53rd Season with cellist Gabriel Cabezas

The New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) orchestra opens its 53rd season with classic folklore, including Strauss’s mischievous Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks and Ravel’s enchanting Mother Goose Suite.

New York Youth Symphony Announces its 53rd Season

New York, NY - The New York Youth Symphony, composed of orchestra, chamber, jazz, conducting, and composition programs—heads into the 2015/16 season having provided over 5,000 music students between ages 12 and 22 unparalleled opportunities to perform at venues including Carnegie Hall and Jazz at


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