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a work for youth orchestra w/large percussion section, and including elec guitar, drum set, world music instruments. let me know what you think:
Symphony Bass Section
Hello,

it is a pleasure for us to present to You our new website Accompaniments.eu https://accompaniments.eu, a large library of accompaniments for violin. It mainly contains piano accompaniments, but also some chamber orchestra accompaniments.
The impeccable quality and the affordable prices are suitable for everyone who loves to play the violin.

Enjoy!
Greetings from the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program!

We are thinking of you at this time and praying for safety. Hopefully you all will be back to making music very soon!
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Houston Youth Symphony has been a leader in providing classical music education and performance oppo Established in 1946, Houston Youth Symphony is the recipient of national acclaim, including five consecutive years as the national first prize winner of the Mark of Excellence Award from The Foundation for Music Education (2008-2012) and the American Prize in Orchestral Performance - Youth Orchestra Division (2010 and 2011, runner-up in 2012 and 2013).

Operating as usual

National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) 07/05/2021

National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA)

Congratulations to Daniel, Benjamin, Matthew, George, and Sandhya for their acceptance and participation in NYO and NYO2!

https://www.carnegiehall.org/Education/Programs/National-Youth-Ensembles/NYO-USA#details

National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) Learn about the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), one of Carnegie Hall’s three national youth ensembles.

Meet the Fellows 06/29/2021

Meet the Fellows

Congratulations to HYS Debut Conductor and Coda Music Program Director Jackson Guillen, who has been selected as a Cleveland Institute of Music 2021 Fellow. Read more about the program here: https://www.cim.edu/fellowship/fellows Cleveland Institute of Music El Sistema USA Sphinx Organization

Meet the Fellows Congratulations to the 35 Fellows selected for the 2021 Future of Music Faculty Fellowship program! A panel of experienced college and university faculty members selected these 35 applicants based on the strength of their music background, education and application materials, as well as their dedica...

06/21/2021

Houston is home to many incredible musicians and music organizations. What are you listening to this summer? Share with us in the comments....and check out this beautiful performance from Loop38 - recorded in the Buffalo Bayou Cisterns. https://youtu.be/GGE0uHO1Mwg

Houston is home to many incredible musicians and music organizations. What are you listening to this summer? Share with us in the comments....and check out this beautiful performance from Loop38 - recorded in the Buffalo Bayou Cisterns. https://youtu.be/GGE0uHO1Mwg

[06/17/21]   2021/2022 Season Audition Results Are Now Available.

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HYS Coda Program Spring Concert May 2021 featuring WindSync! 05/28/2021

HYS Coda Program Spring Concert May 2021 featuring WindSync!

Bravo tutti to the HYS Coda Music Program participants and special guests WindSync on this terrific collaborative performance!
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HYS Coda Program Spring Concert May 2021 featuring WindSync! HYS Coda Program students performed in their year-end Spring Concert - virtually!1. Can-Can with Year 2 Cello students2. Lightly Row with Year 2 Violin stude...

05/25/2021

Special thanks to our friends Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association for organizing this opportunity, and to HYS's Michael Isadore and musicians from the Philharmonia for participating. Bravo tutti!

Hundreds of Kids Record Original "(You Are) Amazing," Send Message of Hope and Encouragement 05/18/2021

Hundreds of Kids Record Original "(You Are) Amazing," Send Message of Hope and Encouragement

Check out this great project from our friends on the west coast, including San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory. Bravo tutti!
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Hundreds of Kids Record Original "(You Are) Amazing," Send Message of Hope and Encouragement San Diego Youth Symphony and Music Education Non-Profits from San Diego and Tijuana Collaborate To Send an “Amazing” Message to Music Students “(You Are) Ama...

Summer Strings Academy for Girls 05/17/2021

Summer Strings Academy for Girls

HYS community: Check out this new summer program, the Summer Strings Academy for Girls! Scholarships and Financial Aid are available!

https://summerstringsforgirls.com/

Summer Strings Academy for Girls Online summer festival for enthusiastic and committed young string students. Study your violin, viola, cello or bass with experienced musicians; have Q and As with professional composers, and learn about vital career and life skills from the experts.

05/13/2021

2021 Finalists — CAG

Congratulations to HYS Alum Adam Sadberry on being selected as a finalist in the 2021 CAG Competition. Check out details here, and be sure to tune in for the finals on June 7. https://www.concertartists.org/2021-finalists-1

2021 Finalists — CAG 2021 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition FinalistsSOLOISTS Chelsea de Souza | piano Daniel Moody | countertenor Evren Ozel | piano Adam Sadberry | flute ENSEMBLES ARKAI | violin/cello duo Balourdet String Quartet | string quartet Chromic Duo | toy piano electronic duo SirinCry | crossover quartet

COJAC | California Central Coast Orchestra & Jazz Academy 05/13/2021

COJAC | California Central Coast Orchestra & Jazz Academy

Here's a brand new summer music academy that's open by audition to orchestra and jazz musicians ages 14-24, co-hosted by Youth Orchestra Salinas (YOSAL). The academy is virtual this summer (in-person next year), and features faculty from the LA Philharmonic, Eastman School of Music, and SF Opera, and others. Check it out. https://www.cojacmusic.com/

COJAC | California Central Coast Orchestra & Jazz Academy COJAC is presented in partnership with Monterey Jazz Festival, El Sistema USA/Salinas, and Kuumbwa Jazz AN ACADEMY LIKE NO OTHER For the first time, the worlds of orchestral and jazz education combine to connect musicians ages 14-24 of all backgrounds WORLD-CLASS FACULTY Work with artists at the hig...

National Endowment for Arts Announces Second Round of Grants for FY 2021 05/12/2021

National Endowment for Arts Announces Second Round of Grants for FY 2021

We are pleased to announce that Houston Youth Symphony has been awarded a $35,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of the HYS Coda Music Program! Find out more about the important work supported by the NEA here: https://www.arts.gov/about/news/2021/national-endowment-arts-announces-second-round-grants-fy-2021. And stay tuned for this season's culminating Coda program video...😁

National Endowment for Arts Announces Second Round of Grants for FY 2021 For its second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2021, the National Endowment for the Arts announces more than $88 million in recommended grants to organizations in all 50 states and jurisdictions.

05/03/2021

The HYS 2020/21 Season Spring Concert videos are now available on Vimeo. Check out www.houstonyouthsymphony.org to access the recordings. Bravissimo to all of our musicians!! And a special thank you to Hobby Center and BEND Productions for making this possible!

The HYS 2020/21 Season Spring Concert videos are now available on Vimeo. Check out www.houstonyouthsymphony.org to access the recordings. Bravissimo to all of our musicians!! And a special thank you to Hobby Center and BEND Productions for making this possible!

[04/30/21]   2021/22 HYS Applicants: Your audition video must be submitted by TOMORROW at 11:59pm CST! No exceptions!

04/26/2021

Congratulations to all of our HYS musicians on a fabulous concert day recording session. Videos will be available soon. And a special thank you to all of the folks at the Hobby Center for "rolling out the red carpet" for us!!!!

Congratulations to all of our HYS musicians on a fabulous concert day recording session. Videos will be available soon. And a special thank you to all of the folks at the Hobby Center for "rolling out the red carpet" for us!!!!

04/20/2021

Home | Apollo Strings

Attention middle school string players: Here's a summer program here in Houston for you to check out! https://www.apollostringcamp.com/

Home | Apollo Strings Apollo Strings Summer Camp is a one-week camp for middle school students.

CIM Summer Intensives 04/19/2021

CIM Summer Intensives

Here's another summer opportunity - Deadline May 1: Cleveland Institute of Music Summer Intensives https://www.cim.edu/summer-intensives

CIM Summer Intensives Find CIM’s plan for Spring 2021, learn about the safety measures in place and access resources at cim.edu/return-to-campus.

The Woodlands Chamberfest 04/12/2021

The Woodlands Chamberfest

Here's a summer chamber music opportunity at the The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Check out The Woodlands ChamberFest: https://www.thewoodlandschamberfest.com/

The Woodlands Chamberfest The Woodlands Chamberfest is a week-long summer chamber music intensive that encourages students to explore, excel and engage.

[04/07/21]   The HYS Audition Application deadline is TOMORROW, April 8! Apply now!

Photos from AFA's post 04/06/2021

HYS Community: Check out this awesome summer music opportunity right here in Houston! The deadline to apply is April 24! Don't miss out! 😄🎵

[04/01/21]   HYS 2021/22 Audition Application Deadline
Extended to April 8!
Submit your application now!

Home - Inside Music Academy Virtual Institute Inside Music Academy 04/01/2021

Home - Inside Music Academy Virtual Institute Inside Music Academy

This is a terrific online opportunity for string musicians from age 8 through college, and features great faculty, including Jennifer Frautschi, James Dunham and Norman Fischer. Check it out--and look for the Youth Orchestra member discount! https://www.insidemusicacademy.com/ Inside Music Academy

Home - Inside Music Academy Virtual Institute Inside Music Academy Inside Music Academy is an Online Virtual Summer Music Camp for violin, viola, cello, piano and Suzuki

Credo Music 03/22/2021

Credo Music

Looking for a summer music opportunity? Check out Credo Music! https://www.credomusic.org/credo-festival-2021

Credo Music For 2021, the Credo Festival will offer three concurrent tracks of programming — mix and match to create your dream festival!

Orchestral Studies – Sewanee Summer Music Festival 03/15/2021

Orchestral Studies – Sewanee Summer Music Festival

So many great summer opportunities out there. Here's a note from Houston Symphony violist Sheldon Person: "I'm on faculty at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival in Sewanee, TN. There are some viola spots still available, and I think your violists would thrive there, the students always love it. The festival will be taking place in person with health protocols and some scholarships are available. Visit this page for more details about the Orchestral Studies program: https://ssmf.sewanee.edu/experience/orchestra/

The deadline is flexible this year, please don’t be put off by any deadlines you see. If anyone wants to come, please get the application started."

Orchestral Studies – Sewanee Summer Music Festival The Sewanee Summer Music Festival offers two distinct, high level, serious orchestral experiences: The Cumberland Orchestra and The Sewanee Symphony. The Festival Artistic Director, along with guest conductors and the artistic leadership team, selects a range of musically and technically demanding ...

Houston Youth Symphony - YouTube 03/09/2021

Houston Youth Symphony - YouTube

Auditioning for the 2021/22 HYS season? Check out our YouTube channel for sample audition videos and excerpt tutorials! Go to playlists to view the 40+ videos we have posted in the last few days!

https://www.youtube.com/HYSmusician2012

Houston Youth Symphony - YouTube Houston Youth Symphony, est. 1947, is a nationally recognized music education program committed to providing access to professional training and performance ...

Ramp removals close I-69 at Loop 610 this weekend 03/07/2021

Ramp removals close I-69 at Loop 610 this weekend

Take note for today's rehearsals (3/7/21)!!! There are also lane closures on I-10 between Studemont and Houston Aves. Plan ahead so you're not late to rehearsal today.

Ramp removals close I-69 at Loop 610 this weekend Now that drivers have access to new ramps, crews must demolish the old ones so they can...

Ramp removals close I-69 at Loop 610 this weekend 03/04/2021

Ramp removals close I-69 at Loop 610 this weekend

TRAFFIC ALERT for this Sunday's rehearsal (3/7/21). Be sure to check your traffic apps. I-69 at Loop 610 will be closed in both directions. Plan ahead so you're not late to rehearsal!

Ramp removals close I-69 at Loop 610 this weekend Now that drivers have access to new ramps, crews must demolish the old ones so they can...

Auditions – Houston Youth Symphony 02/26/2021

Auditions – Houston Youth Symphony

Auditions now open for the 2021/22 season. Check out our website for details! https://houstonyouthsymphony.org/auditions/

Auditions – Houston Youth Symphony Auditions To be placed on our audition notification email list for the 2021/22 season auditions, please email [email protected] Review the Audition Video Guidelines for a successful video audition experience Audition Video Guidelines PERCUSSION Audition Video Guidelines HYS Ensembles HYS....

Summer Music Camps & Programs 02/23/2021

Summer Music Camps & Programs

Another good resource for summer music camp opportunities: https://majoringinmusic.com/summer-music-camps/
Check it out!

Summer Music Camps & Programs Find the 2020 summer music camps & programs that fit you best. International and United States Geographical Listings, How To's, Summer Jobs

String Orchestra Workshop – Huxford Orchestra 02/23/2021

String Orchestra Workshop – Huxford Orchestra

Attn high school string musicians - here's a spring workshop opportunity. Deadline to apply is March 12.
https://orchestra.music.ua.edu/string-workshop/

String Orchestra Workshop – Huxford Orchestra String Orchestra Workshop University of Alabama Huxford Symphony Orchestra High School String Orchestra Workshop April 1-3, 2021 Location: via Zoom   The University of Alabama School of Music is pleased to announce the Huxford Symphony Orchestra String Orchestra Workshop. This event is open to all ...

IU Summer Music Clinic – Jacobs School of Music 02/22/2021

IU Summer Music Clinic – Jacobs School of Music

Summer music opportunities are starting to open-up. Check out this online virtual music clinic at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music https://blogs.iu.edu/jsomsmc/

IU Summer Music Clinic – Jacobs School of Music About/Register June 14–18, 2021: A Virtual Symposium Experience for students currently in grades 8–12 REGISTER HERE Welcome to the 75th annual IU Summer Music Clinic! We are excited to announce a one-time, adjusted “Virtual Symposium” experience that will offer group instrumental lessons, on...

Photos from Houston Youth Symphony's post 02/10/2021

Visit the HYS Vimeo page to view our "virtual" Winter Concert performances from all five youth orchestras, recorded 1/31/21 without an audience at the Wortham Theater Center. Check it out here: https://vimeo.com/houstonyouthsymphony

Home | Houston International Music Competition 02/08/2021

Home | Houston International Music Competition

Here's a wonderful online competition opportunity, organized by some current and past HYS musicians. It includes scholarship awards and a jury of world-renowned musicians. Check it out! Application deadline March 13. https://www.himc.us

Home | Houston International Music Competition Houston International Music Competition Piano Violin Viola Cello Double Bass Flute Clarinet Oboe Bassoon Horn Trumpet Percussion Harp Houston Symphony Tong Yan Brinton A. Smith Yue Bao Gregory Allen Marilyn McDonald National Symphony Lin Ma Catherine Wu All-State Northwestern University Texas USA

02/01/2021

Our musicians had a safe (masked and distanced) concert recording session yesterday at the Wortham Theater Center. Stay tuned for a link to the videos. In the meantime, we can wait along here with some of our Philharmonia musicians...

01/22/2021

Hello HYS Musicians,
Here is an opportunity to hear a free online concert played by wonderful musicians. Double bassists: Since there isn’t a lot of chamber music for double bass, this concert will appeal to you, including one of the best chamber music pieces played by one of the best bassists.
https://chambermusichouston.org/concerts/2021-1-22-cmhhome-calidore/
Enjoy!
Michael Webster

01/19/2021

Dan Brown's "Maestro Mouse Reprise" - Performed by the Houston Youth Symphony

This Saturday, 1/23, the Houston Symphony performs the entire Wild Symphony by Dan Brown. HYS was honored to record a snippet from this work last summer, thanks to our friends PARMA Recordings. Check out Maestro Mouse here: https://youtu.be/ffQquvS0lr4

A symphony performance recorded in isolation by the Houston Youth Symphony, Summer of 2020HYS Artistic Director: Michael WebsterTo learn more, visit www.Wild...

Videos (show all)

HYS Coda Music Program Rehearsal
Here is HYS Coda Music Program's debut performance at Wesley Community Center - Houston (Wesley House) from May 15, 2015...
Happy holidays from all of us at Houston Youth Symphony!
Happy Holidays from Houston Youth Symphony! Enjoy this video of our chamber music groups performing some holiday favorit...
Enjoy Beethoven's Choral Fantasy from our 65th Anniversary Concert with pianist Timothy Hester and Houston Masterworks C...
Happy Holidays from HYS!
Houston Youth Symphony Trattare Quartet

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