ESYO CHIME Students Chosen for Prestigious National Music Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Bardack 518.867.7940  (Schenectady, NY) – Two Empire State Youth Orchestra CHIME students have been selected to attend nationally recognized music programs designed to enrich the lives of the students chosen to participate. Both programs are competitive and have many applicants. Taina Melendez, a viola… Read more »

Empire State Youth Orchestra (ESYO) Board of Directors Announces New Music Director 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Bardack 518.867.7940 Empire State Youth Orchestra (ESYO) Board of Directors Announces New Music Director Carlos Ágreda, a Conducting Fellow at the Curtis Institute of Music, Appointed to Position (Schenectady, NY) – The Empire State Youth Orchestra board of directors has announced the hiring of a new… Read more »

ESYO is One of Seventeen Orchestras to Receive League of American Orchestras American Orchestras’ Futures Fund Grant

$30,000 Grants, Made Possible by the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation, Highlight Array of Inventive Programs Taking Place at Smaller-Budget Orchestras and Youth Orchestras Highlighting the groundswell of innovation occurring at smaller-budget orchestras and youth orchestras across the country, the Empire State Youth Orchestra is just one of seventeen orchestras… Read more »