GPYO Latest Updates
GPYO Welcomes New Prep Strings Conductor!
We are happy to announce that Blair Cunningham is joining our artistic staff, effective September 1, 2021. We are looking forward to seeing and hearing what we will achieve together! Read more about Blair here.
New Rehearsal Venue
In-Person Rehearsals and COVID-19 Safety
GPYO will be rehearsing in-person starting on Monday, September 13. We will be implementing measures to ensure COVID safety during our rehearsals. Read more about our COVID protocols and guidelines here.
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.
Introducing New Music Director Jessica Morel
The Board and staff of the GPYO are thrilled to welcome Dr. Jessica Morel to our community as our next Music Director. She brings passion, energy, and experience that we know will engage our musicians, families and audiences.
She comes to GPYO after two seasons leading the Youth Philharmonic of the Charlotte Symphony Youth Orchestras Program and three seasons as the Music Director of the Winston-Salem Symphony Youth Orchestras Program, which saw significant growth under her leadership. We are eager for our members to begin rehearsals and live performances under Dr. Morel’s baton. Read more about Dr. Morel.
Watch our Summer Announcements Video!
What Do I Need For The First Rehearsal?
We look forward to seeing everyone on September 13!
Be ready for our first rehearsal with all of the necessary supplies. All GPYO members must bring their own music stand to every rehearsal. Woodwind and brass students must have specialized masks and bell covers. Check out our Rehearsals Page for more information.
Audition for GPYO!
Click here for general information about auditioning for GPYO.
Click here for the Audition Requirements for your instrument and ensemble.
SPRING 2021 CONCERT VIDEOS
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.
Summer Auditions for the 2021-2022 Season are now in progress.
Register by August 23, 2021.
Submit audition video by August 30, 2021.
GPYO in the News
The Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra is a nonprofit educational organization that receives much of its support from donors and lovers of classical, opera and symphonic music.
Report an Absence
If you are unable to attend a scheduled rehearsal, please complete our absence report form. Please note that absences are subject to the GPYO attendance policy.