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Masterclass with Violinist Charles Yang
Saturday, April 2, 2022 3:00 - 6:00 pm
Hillman Hall, Westminster Conservatory of Music
We are pleased to partner with Westminster Conservatory in presenting a masterclass with violinist Charles Yang!
Recipient of the 2018 Leonard Bernstein Award, Juilliard graduate Charles Yang has performed as a soloist with orchestras and in concert in the United States, Europe, Brazil, Russia, China, and Taiwan, and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. On June 9, 2005, the Mayor of Austin presented Mr. Yang with his own "Charles Yang Day.” In 2016 Mr. Yang joined the crossover string-band, Time for Three.
Mr. Yang's improvisational crossover abilities as a violinist, electric violinist, and vocalist have led him to featured performances with a variety of artists in many festivals, including as The Aspen Music Festival, The Ravinia Festival, The YouTube Music Awards, The Moab Music Festival, and TED and onstage at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall and Lincoln Center’s Metropolitan Opera House.
Read more about Charles Yang here.
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Welcoming Two New Staff Members
GPYO welcomes two new staff members to our team!
Music Director, Jessica Morel, and Preparatory Strings Ensemble Conductor, Blair Cunningham. Read more about them here.
New Rehearsal Venue
GPYO Open Rehearsals
May 16 & May 23
Concerto Competition 2021-2022
Both Elise and Nikhil are members of our Symphonic Orchestra, and long-time GPYO members. We look forward to to our Spring Concert when Elise will be performing the third movement of the Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26, and Nikhil will be performing the third movement of the Mozart Horn Concerto No. 2 in E-flat Major, K. 417. The concert is currently planned for June 12, 2022 at Princeton University's Richardson Auditorium. Stay tuned for details.
We are grateful to Judith Morse and Sung-won Hwang who served as competition judges on January 23. Both of these fine performer-educators serve on the faculties of the Westminster Conservatory of Music and Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts.
Thanks to all of the musicians who competed in the GPYO Concerto Competition in January. We encourage all GPYO students to keep developing their skills both as soloists and as ensemble players, and we are already looking forward to hearing next year’s competitors!
GPYO-Westminster Conservatory Partnership
GPYO has joined forces with Westminster Conservatory of Music to increase opportunities for our members to learn and perform music! We look forward to collaborating with their talented and experienced faculty and staff!
Beginning this fall, musicians enrolled in both programs are eligible for a 10% tuition discount on programs at both institutions. Read more here.
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2021 ARTIST SHOWCASE VIDEO
The Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra is proud to be celebrating over 60 years of delighting audiences and providing exciting and unique educational opportunities to our young musicians.
Auditions for the 2022-2023 season are now in progress.
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