Education and Youth: Montgomery Youth Orchestra
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The Montgomery Youth Orchestra is sponsored by the Montgomery Symphony League.  With the League's guidance and financial support, the Youth Orchestra rehearses weekly to prepare two concerts each season which are offered to the public without charge.

Membership and Auditions
Each year, approximately 80 young musicians from public and private schools throughout central Alabama participate in the Montgomery Youth Orchestra.
Placement in the orchestra is by audition, which will be held in the Choir Room of Eastmont Baptist Church, 4505 Atlanta Highway on Saturday, September 6, 2014.  Auditions will be held at 11:00 am with warm-ups at 9:45 am. For more information, contact Montgomery Youth Orchestra Manager Barbara Smith at 320-7653 or bhsmith@knology.net.

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Rehearsals
Rehearsals are held each Saturday morning throughout the school year at Eastmont Baptist Church.

Montgomery Youth Orchestra Scholarship Program
MYO members are eligible to apply for a variety of scholarship opportunities to encourage their musical talents. Funded by the Montgomery Symphony League, scholarships are available to help support participation at summer music camps and festivals, participate in private lessons and purchase needed instruments.
Applications, deadlines and other information are provided to MYO musicians at rehearsals.  

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Performances
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 1:30 pm
Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 2:30 pm
Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts

Montgomery Youth Orchestra Concerts are free to the public
 
Maestra Yvonne Collins
Maestra Yvonne Collins is serving in her 25th season as Conductor of the Montgomery Youth Orchestra, a project of the Montgomery Symphony League. Thanks to her dedication and inspiration, many MYO members have gone on to win statewide competitions and scholarships to our most prestigious colleges and universities.

A native of Chattanooga, Maestra Collins has been involved with youth and community orchestras for over 30 years. Both a violinist and pianist, she is also the MSO's Principal Second Violin.

Mrs. Collins is an active chamber musician and founding member of Joyeux Musique, a local string trio. She attended Tennessee Tech University, where she studied conducting with Robert Jaeger. Her professional orchestral experience as a violinist includes the Chattanooga, Albany, Auburn, and Montgomery symphonies.
 
Violin 1 Violoncello Oboe
Travis Chin
Alexus Turner
Jeongwoo Kim
Jenny Lee
Richard Hwang
Angela Lee
Genesis James
Sean Kim
Mary Light
Rachel Warwick
Cassandra Squires
Carolyn Byrd
Mary Ellen Neeley
Brianna Millican
Anita Burgher
Sydney Turner
Caleb Borders
Noland Lamar
Joshua Kim
Shelby Tennimon
Deborah Jantz
Sally Bae

Miranda Porterfield
Esther Nam
Minseok Kim

Clarinet I

Mikaela Matela

Kelci Lewis

Sunny Cho

Clarinet II

Jinwoo Hwang

Jasmine Little

Richard Bae 

Violin II ContraBass Bass Clarinet
Katelyn Simon
Samantha Lim
Dennis Yang
Lindsey Warwick
Sarah Lee
Angela Jo
Brittany Pease
Sean Choi
Jeremy Lamar
Brian Koh
Iris Hou
Khrysta McCall
Jaylen Pittman
Jonathan Green
Hollis Ledlow

Harp

Abigail Franklin

Flute I

Jane Chu
Chaiyeen Oh
Desirea Roach
Martha Yin
John Kho

Mark Jeon

Patrice Brogden

Trumpet

Daniel Kim
Erik Kang
Jin Woo Kim

Trombone

Madalyn Long
Sterling Edwards
Landon Dubose

Tuba

Brandon Proper

Viola

Flute II

Timpani, Mallets, Percussion

Laura Vickery Darlene Sellers
Jimin Im
Anna Lee
Charlcie Hathorn
Michael Head
Sara Gillie
T. J. Mayberry
Lainey Cox
Micah Oliver
     
     
     
     
Montgomery Symphony Orchestra: PO Box 1864, Montgomery, AL 36102
Subscriptions & Ticket Orders: 334-240-4004 
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