YOUTH ORCHESTRA, CYCNY
175 Willoughby St., Suite 2A, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contact: Patsy Chen
T. 718-834-8904 CP 917-912-8288
The Youth Orchestra, CYCNY had just successfully accomplished its 8th Asia Concert Tour to Japan and Taiwan from June 28th to July 9th.
The Youth Orchestra, CYCNY, a Queens-based youth orchestra since 1996 is pleased to announce the 2015-16 audition for new members, age 10-18, who has been learning an orchestral instrument with a private teacher for about 2-3 years, and are interested in our bilingual repertoryof Western and Eastern music.
The audition date is on Saturday, September 19, from 12 noon-3:30 pm at Middle School 158 (46-35 Oceania Street, Bayside, NY 11361).
For more information, please visit the website: www.YouthOrchestra.com.
The audition instruments will be: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba, violin, viola, cello, bass, harp and percussion. Scholarship will be available for viola, bass, horn and bassoon. The audition requirements are:
The uniqueness of this youth orchestra is its repertory of Classical, Popular, Jazz, Film, Broadway and Asian music.
The orchestra meets for rehearsal on each Saturday from 1- 4 PM at Middle School 158 in Bayside, Queens from late September to early June.
In 2015-16 Season, the orchestra will present all members and faculty to perform in two full-length formal concerts.
A traditional Holiday Concert in Queens since 1998 will be on December 20th at Cardozo High School in Bayside, free admission to the general public.
Two Charity Concerts to perform at Silvercrest Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation on December 13, 2015, and on June 5, 2016, as well as Concerts at Senior Center and Taiwan Center in Flushing.
The Annual Spring Concert at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center is set on May 21, 2016 with renowned violinist Min-Yen Chien as soloist.
The outstanding faculty members are graduates from the top US conservatories and universities, they are: Chijen Christopher Chung/conductor & string, Chi-Ching Grace Lin/percussion, Lovell Chang/wind & brass, Chiwei Chang/piano, and Michelle Hwang/librarian.
Some projects of Youth Orchestra, CYCNY are made possible with the funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs; Taipei Cultural Center & Culture Center of Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York.
Youth Orchestra, CYCNY Concert at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, on May 18, 2015 Chijen Christopher Chung, Music Director & Conductor