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Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras Now in its 20th season, the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras (GNOYO) is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to engage, educate, and foster music awareness across the community. Young musicians, ages 7 to 19, are placed by audition in GNOYO’s challenging and rewarding orchestral programs. Five orchestras and three outreach programs are offered:

Summer Music Programs Open to GNOYO members and non-members. No audition required. Placement is based on proficiency and the needs of the orchestra. Enrollment is on a firstcome basis. Space is limited. Early Enrollment deadline April 1.

Summer Music Festival Summer Music Festival teachers are professional musicians with experience working with young musicians. Past instructors include:

significantly improve individual performance and

Strings Woodwinds Michel Zaitzeff, Violin Patti Adams, Flute Lauren Lemmler, Violin Sarah Schettler, Flute Kate Withrow, Violin Jane Gabka, Oboe Carrie Telthorst, Violin John Reeks, Clarinet Amy Thiaville, Violin Stacy Salay, Bassoon Rachel Jordan, Violin Tarrah Reynolds, Violin Brass Carl Lacoste, Viola Fred Wild, Horn Bruce Owen, Viola Vance Woolf, Trumpet Tanya Anisimova, Cello Greg Miller, Trombone Sarah Montès, Cello Matt Wright, Trombone Allen Nisbet, Cello Bob Nunez, Tuba David Rosen, Cello Susan Millar, Cello Percussion Helen Gillet, Cello Dave Salay Jeb Stewart, Bass Dave Anderson, Bass Cathy Anderson, Harp

ensemble skills, while developing the attitudes

Piano & Chamber Music

• Symphony • Philharmonia and North Shore Philharmonia • Sinfonia and North Shore Sinfonia • Young Artist Academy • Chamber Music Groups • Endangered Instruments Program Each season, GNOYO also presents an annual Young Soloists Concerto Competition, three major performances, community outreach concerts, and summer programs. Participants

and discipline that help them take initiative in their schools and community. Recent seasons have included a concert at Carnegie Hall, a five-city tour of France, and collaborations with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and the New Orleans Ballet Association. GNOYO is the proud recipient of the 2006 Coming Up Taller Award and Governor’s Arts Award in Arts Education.


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Dr. Jean Montès, Conductor Dr. Kent Jensen, Conductor Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras 1539 Jackson Ave., Suite 410, New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone 504.861.1801 • Fax 504.861.1806 • This program is sponsored by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council. The grant is administered through the Arts Council of New Orleans.

Dr. Jean Montes, Music Director

Summer Music Festival and

Summer Orchestras

Summer Music Festival

Summer Orchestras

GNOYO’s 16th annual Summer Music Festival will feature two ensembles: • String Orchestra - ages 7 - 12 • Full Orchestra - ages 12 - 19

GNOYO’s 5th annual Summer Orchestras program includes six weekly rehearsals and a free community outreach concert.

Students will have an opportunity to learn from some of the most talented professional musicians in the country. Benefits also include: • small group instruction • numerous performance opportunities • social interaction with other talented musicians. A staff of musicians will lead daily sectionals and pedagogy classes, and play with the students at all rehearsals and performances.

Young musicians will be offered musical training vital to their personal growth, nurturing their collaborative and leadership skills, emotional expression and creativity. Guided by a professional staff of conductors and coaches, an enduring appreciation for classical music is instilled in each student. This intensive training enriches the participants’ lives in any career path they choose and serves them well in any musical endeavor.

Summer Music Programs Application Check program(s) applying for:

______ Summer Music Festival

______ Summer Orchestras

Name____________________________________________ Last


Age____________________ Grade____________________ _________________________________________________

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Program dates: Monday-Friday, June 2-6

Program Dates: Tuesdays, June 24-August 5

Location: Loyola University New Orleans 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118

Location: Loyola University New Orleans 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118

Registration: Monday, June 2, 8:30 am

Rehearsals: June 24, - August 5, 6:30 - 8 pm

Tentative Rehearsal & Class Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 4 pm Friday 8:30 am - 12 pm

Free public performance: August 5, 6:30 pm

School ___________________________________________

Enrollment: open to students who play one of the following instruments:

Instrument(s)________________ Years of Study_________

Interactive Lecture Recitals: Monday - Friday 1-2 pm Concerts: Chamber Music Ensembles Thursday, June 5 1-3 pm Final Performance Friday, June 6, 11:15 am Potluck Lunch Friday, June 6, 12 pm Enrollment: open to students who play one of the following instruments: String Orchestra - violin, viola, cello, bass, harp Full Orchestra - violin, viola, cello, bass, harp, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion Fees: $15 Registration $260 Tuition - early enrollment (by April 1) $325 Tuition (after April 1)

violin oboe


viola clarinet


Phone____________________________________________ Home


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Music Teacher_____________________________________ Phone_________________ Email______________________

cello bassoon

Private Lesson Teacher ____________________________

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French horn

harp trumpet flute trombone

T-Shirt Size (circle one):

Fees: $15 Registration $150 Tuition - early enrollment (by April 1) $195 Tuition (after April 1)

Youth Small

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Youth Large

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Summer Music Package - Save $15!

Fax to: 504.861.1806 or Email to

Pay only one registration fee per student if participating in both the Summer Orchestras and Summer Music Festival.

Mail to:

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GNOYO | 1539 Jackson Ave., Suite 410 New Orleans, LA 70130

GNOYO's Summer Orchestras & Summer Fest Brochure  
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