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Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras Now in its 25th season, the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras (GNOYO) is an independent

Summer Music Programs Open to GNOYO members and non-members. No audition required. Placement is based on

inspire young musicians through engaging and rewarding orchestral music experience. 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: • Symphony • Philharmonia and North Shore Philharmonia • Sinfonia and North Shore Sinfonia • Young Artist Academy • Chamber Music Groups • Endangered Instruments Program • New Orleans Boys’ Choir Each season, GNOYO also presents an annual Young Soloists Concerto Competition, three major performances, community outreach concerts, and summer programs. Participants ensemble skills, while developing the attitudes and discipline that helps them take initiative in their schools and community. Recent seasons have included a concert at 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.


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: Strings


Michel Zaitzeff, Violin Lauren Lemmler, Violin Kate Withrow, Violin Dr. Marta Jurjevich, Violin Janeta Mavrova, Violin Tarrah Reynolds, Violin Mark O’Connor, Violin Christina Towell, Violin Hannah Yim,Violin Carl Lacoste, Viola Bruce Owen, Viola Tanya Anisimova, Cello David Rosen, Cello Susan Millar, Cello Helen Gillet, Cello Paul Macres, Bass Jeb Stewart, Bass Dave Anderson, Bass Matt Abramo, Bass Rachel Van Voorhees Kirschman, Harp Cathy Anderson, Harp

Jane Gabka, Oboe Patti Adams, Flute John Reeks, Clarinet Stacy Salay, Bassoon Sarah Schettler, Flute

Dr. Jean Montès, Music Director





Brass Fred Wild, Horn Vance Woolf, Trumpet William Hess, Trombone Greg Miller, Trombone Matt Wright, Trombone Bob Nunez, Tuba

Percussion Dave Salay James Atwood

Piano & Chamber Music Frankie Kelly

Dr. Jean Montès, Conductor Dr. Kent Jensen, Conductor

Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras 7100 St. Charles Ave., Suite 207, New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone 504.861.1801 • Fax 504.861.1806

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MUSICIANS OF TOMORROW ... TODAY! www.gnoyo.org • 504.861.1801 • gnoyo@gnoyo.org

GNOYO’s Summer Music Festival

GNOYO’s 10th Annual Summer Orchestras Program

The 22st annual Summer Music Festival will take place Monday - Friday, June 1-5, 2020 at Loyola University. • String Orchestra - ages 7 - 12 • Full Orchestra - ages 12 - 19 Students will have an opportunity to learn from some of the most talented professional musicians

Will be at Loyola University! Rehearsals will begin on June 23rd and will continue every Tuesday through July 28th from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

• 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.

Summer Music Programs Application Check program(s) applying for: ______ Summer Music Festival ______ Summer Orchestras Name _____________________________

The Final Concert will be held on July 28th at 7:30 p.m. at Roussel Hall and is free and open to the public.

Age __________ Grade ______________

come basis and open to students who play violin,

_________________________________ Home Address Apt.

bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, and percussion.

_________________________________ City State Zip



Parent/Guardian(s) ____________________

Registration: Monday, June 1, 8:30 am Tentative Rehearsal & Class Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Friday - 8:30 am - 1:00 pm Interactive Lecture Recitals Monday - Thursday1-2 pm Concerts: Chamber Music Ensembles Thursday, June 4, 1-3 pm Final Performance Friday, June 5, 11:15 am Potluck Lunch Friday, June 5, 12 pm

Phone ______________________________

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,

Phone ________ Email _________________

trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion

Fax to: 504.861.1806 or Email to gnoyo@gnoyo.org


Parent’s Email ________________________ School ______________________________ Instrument(s) __________ Years of Study ___ Music Teacher ________________________ Phone ________ Email _________________ Private Lesson Teacher __________________

T-Shirt Size (circle one): Youth Small Youth Med. Adult Small Adult Med.

Fees: $350Tuition - early enrollment (by April 1) $450Tuition (after April 1) Location: Loyola University New Orleans 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118


Youth Large Adult Large

Adult XL

Mail to: GNOYO, 7100 St. Charles Ave., Suite 207, New Orleans, LA 70118 This program is sponsored by a grant from the Louisiana Division

$175 Tuition - Early Bird Special (before April 1) $250 Tuition (after April 1)

Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council. The grant is administered through the Arts Council of New Orleans.

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GNOYO's 2019-20 Summer Music Festival Brochure  

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