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
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, Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 9:45 am. For more information, contact Montgomery
Youth Orchestra Manager Dory Hector at 279-6575 or
Rehearsals are held each Saturday morning throughout the
school year at Eastmont Baptist Church.
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Montgomery Youth Orchestra Scholarship Program
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.
Applications for the June 1 - September 30, 2013 period
are due May 1, 2013.
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Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 2:30 pm
Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts
Montgomery Youth Orchestra Concerts are free to the
Maestra Yvonne Collins
Maestra Yvonne Collins is serving in her 23rd
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 orchestral competitions and
scholarships to our most prestigious colleges and
A native of Chattanooga, Maestra Collins has been
involved with youth and community orchestras for nearly
30 years. Both a violinist and pianist, she is also the
MSO's Principal Second Violin.
Mrs. Collins is an active chamber musician 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.
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