Congratulations!

Jared Murray and Christopher Zhou selected for National Youth Orchestra

NYOlogoJared Murray (cello) and Christopher Zhou (clarinet) have been selected for the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America.  They will be among the 120 young musicians selected by audition this year to participate in a tuition-free tour of New York, Washington DC, Moscow, St. Petersburg, and London this summer with Maestro Valery Gergiev (conductor) and guest artist Joshua Bell (violin).

Each summer, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute brings together 120 of the brightest young players from across the country to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America. Following a comprehensive audition process and a two-week training residency with leading professional orchestra musicians, these remarkable teenagers embark on a tour to some of the great music capitals of the world and serve as dynamic musical ambassadors.