Aspiring young orchestral players from New York City are invited to participate in “NYO in NYC,” a free July 7 event organized by Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) and NYO2, two auditioned groups comprising teen musicians from around the U.S. Musicians at intermediate and advanced levels may register here to participate in a side-by-side rehearsal with NYO-USA and NYO2 musicians at 2 p.m. at 583 Park Avenue in New York City. NYO-USA Orchestra Director James Ross and Resident Conductor Joseph Young will lead combined NYO-USA forces of an orchestra of 200 to 300 musicians. Repertoire will include excerpts from Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 and Saint-Saëns’ “Organ” Symphony, featuring Raymond Nagem, associate organist for the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, as well as “America the Beautiful,” and other selections.

Posted July 6, 2018