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The 92Y School of Music Orchestra concert is Sun, Dec 13 at 7:30 pm. For more information, click here.

The 92Y School of Music Orchestra has gone through many transformations over its history that spans nearly a century; one underlining vision has remained the same: to provide opportunities to talented amateurs who have entered other professions to continue developing their musical talents and to offer aspiring young artists an opportunity to hone their skills on their road to professional careers.

The School of Music orchestra has had illustrious soloists such as Gil Shaham and David Krakauer when they were up-and-coming young artists and a distinguished roster of Music Directors from Yaacov Bergman to Sean Kubota which attests to the great quality of musicianship created every week at 92Y. The current Music Director, Tomo Matsuo, is a Juilliard and Yale trained artist with great experience as a pianist and conductor. The orchestra is once again free to all members. We are excited to see what the 98th season brings, and hope you will be joining us—in the audience, if not on the stage.

–Yana Stotland,
Director, 92Y School of Music

Concert: Sun, Dec 13 at 7:30 pm in Buttenweiser Hall.
Guest artist: Jenny Lin, piano

Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
                Jenny Lin, piano
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88

Fall Season Rehearsal Dates:
Sun, Sep 20, 27, Oct 4, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, Dec 6 (2 sessions), Dec 13 (Dress Rehearsal and Concert)

Spring Season Rehearsal Dates:
Sun, Jan 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 21, 28, Mar 6, 13, 20, Apr 3, 10, 17 (Dress Rehearsal and Concert)


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  • 92Y School of Music Orchestra

    First Session: Sun, Sep 20, 2015, 3 pm - 5:30 pm

    Instructor: Tomo Matsuo  show bio

    A Japanese-American pianist and conductor, Tomo Matsuo has garnered acclaim around the world as an exciting and versatile performer and is one of his generation’s rising talents. A native of Chicago, Matsuo began his piano studies at age six and made his professional debut with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra at age twelve. Matsuo continued his formal studies at The Juilliard School, Royal Conservatory and Yale University under the tutelage of Boris Berman, Peter Frankl, Yoheved Kaplinsky and John Perry. He currently serves as the Music Director of the 92Y School of Music Orchestra, established in 1917 and the longest-running community-based orchestra in New York City.

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    Day(s): Sunday

    Sessions: 14

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S297, 2nd Fl, S Bldg

    Class in progress. Call 212.415.5580 or email to register.
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