Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 21, 2019 - 9:00am-2:00pm
YC², TRYPO, PYSO members and any other interested young musicians are invited to a special day to rehearse, perform at a nearby pre-school, and prepare for upcoming community outreach performances. To sign up, contact email@example.com.
YC²/PYSO Winter Recital
Sunday, December 16, 2018 - First Presbyterian Church
Our nine Sunday chamber groups performed beautiful music in a spectacular setting.
Click each photo below to hear their performance!
PA Governor’s Holiday Open House
Sunday, December 9, 2018 - Orange Accents Quinter, Governor’s Mansion, Harrisburg
Governor and Mrs. Tom Wolf invited the Orange Accents Quintet to perform at their annual Holiday Open House. It was a wonderful road trip for this YC² group—Riley, Angelina, Vanessa, Nick, and Kobe—who performed a set of holiday favorites arranged for them by their fabulous coach Stephanie Tretick, a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Holiday Pop-Up Concert
Sunday, December 9, 2018 - Wild Ginger Quintet - Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Allegheny
The Wild Ginger Quintet—Dinah, Geoffrey, Susan, Brody, and Nathan—performed a quintet by Carl Nielsen for library visitors.
LaRoche College Festival of Lights
Friday, December 7, 2018 - Mercurial Trio and the UpBeat Quartet - Divine Providence Mother House
Harry, Hector, Jonah, and Nick—the UpBeat Quartet—performed beautiful movements from the Mendelssohn and Borodin quartets, followed by the Mercurial Trio—Zach, Charlie, and Noah, playing classical music as well. All seven (including two sets of brothers) teamed up to play Chanukah and Christmas classics. The venue is the stunning Mother House at the Sisters of Divine Providence on the campus of LaRoche College.
Duquesne University Faculty Party
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - Artemis Quartet - Ballroom at Duquesne University
Pittsburgh Youth Symphony members Nora, Ji-Yool, Felix, and Chloe performed at a faculty gathering at Duquesne University, invited by the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Brass Roots Pre-Concert Performance
Sunday, December 2, 2018 - Monaloh Brass Quintet - Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland, PA
Joel, Noah, Connor, Lukas, and Ryan—all members of the PIttsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra—performed before the Brass Roots and Pine Creek Community Band concert. Then the Brass Roots invited Monaloh Brass on stage to join them in the finale featuring Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride.”
Concert of Peace and Unity - Pittsburgh Symphony
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - Vivo Quartet - Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
Yunshu, Carolyn, Enoch, and Futen—students at North Allegheny School District and all members or alum of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra—were invited to perform in the lobby before the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s special Concert for Peace and Unity, to honor the victims of the Tree of Life tragedy. Vivo Quartet is PYSO’s 2018-19 Montgomery Fellowship Quartet.
“Pittsburgh Today Live” on KDKA TV
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - Finestra Quartet - KDKA Studios, Gateway Center
Mei, Maeve, Mirra, and Nora performed classical and holiday music live on television to promote the upcoming Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras concert on December 9, and our Holiday Strings performance at PPG Wintergarden December 16.
November 14, 15, and 18, 2018
Avery, Becky, Emily, and Zoe have performed as trios all around town in November 2018. They played for the Friends of the Pittsburgh Symphony in the Regency Room, in the beautiful Heinz Hall foyer before the Pittsburgh Speaker Series lecture by Gloria Steinem, and at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Home Tour fundraising event.
Heinz Endowments Conference
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - Vivo Quartet - August Wilson African American Cultural Center
The Heinz Endowments invited the Vivo Quartet to perform during a tribute to the Tree of Life victims at the opening of their conference Courage to Act: Nonprofits and the Call to Moral Leadership.
Fiddlesticks Concert Activity
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - Mercurial Quartet - Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
PYSO and TRYPO members Zach, Mei, Noah, and Felix performed Halloween-themed classical music for Heinz Hall’s youngest visitors before the Fiddlesticks Concert.
Trick-or-Treat Classical Crawl!
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 5:30-7:00pm
Location: Third Presbyterian Church, 5701 Fifth Ave, 15232 (Shadyside - corner of Fifth & Negley Avenues)
Performances by members of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra and Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras!
All Ages Welcome! Costume Contest! Free Admission!
UPDATE: Due to the events today at Tree of Life Synagogue, this event has been cancelled as Pittsburgh mourns this senseless and horrific tragedy.
Pop-Up Concerts in Carnegie Libraries
Lawrenceville Library: Sat., Sept. 22 - 12:15pm
Homewood Library: Sat., Sept. 22 - 12:15pm
East Liberty Library: Sat., Sept. 22 - 2:45pm
West End Library: Sat., Sept. 22 - 2:45pm
This performance series is a collaboration between Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras (TRYPO), YC², and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in celebration of Radical Days!
Pop-Up Concerts in Carnegie Libraries
Allegheny (North Side) Library: Sun., Sept. 30 - 1:00pm
South Side Library: Sun., Sept. 30 - 2:00pm
This performance series is a collaboration between the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra (PYSO), YC², and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in celebration of Radical Days!
Join us for a dessert reception afterward, organized by parents of the musicians to say Thank You to the students’ wonderful coaches from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra!