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Chamber Ensemble Program the ensemble da camera of washington, in-residence

Music Buddies Mentorship Program laura cahn, director

The Chamber Ensemble Program is for talented musicians who participate in one of AYPO’s advanced orchestras. The program gives musicians the opportunity to enhance their musical development by giving them the chance to study and perform chamber music under the guidance of the acclaimed Ensemble da Camera of Washington, coaching each group of musicians and leading public master classes throughout the season. All chamber ensemble events are free and open to the public.

The Music Buddies Mentorship Program is a peer-to-peer musical training opportunity that provides weekly private

Performance at Millennium Stage

lessons covering basic music skills, exercises, and school

the john f. kennedy performing arts center, 2700 f street nw, washington, d.c.

Mentors apply for the program as an educational opportunity, in addition to orchestral training, and are matched with students based on the student’s

they learned from their mentors at the annual recital

Sunday, December 15, 2013, 6 p.m.

young musicians to gain valuable hands-on teaching

Events at The Lyceum

the lyceum : alexandria’s history museum , 201 s . washington street, alexandria, virginia

Showcase Recital at The Lyceum the lyceum : alexandria’s history museum , 201 s . washington street, alexandria, virginia

Master Class: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 7 p.m. Master Class: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 1 p.m. Master Class: Sunday, March 2, 2014, 7 p.m. Master Class: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 3 p.m. Recital: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 7 p.m.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Free & Open to the Public! www.ay po.org

donate Supporting AYPO

sample ways that your gift can help: $100

Pays for sectional coaching with professional musician

$250

Gives 25 children free admission to an AYPO concert

$500

Partially underwrites tuition for one musician

aypo is supported in part by the national endowment for the arts, virginia commission for the arts, and the arts council of fairfax county

$1,500 Provides music and supplies for 20 Music Buddies students $2,500 Sponsors one AYP concert at a renowned venue

how to contribute: Personal Check (payable to AYPO) Credit Card (online at www.aypo.org) Appreciated Securities

United Way 8075, Combined Federal Campaign 22502 Scan bar code using your smart phone to donate today!

about aypo

Merchandise and Grocery Card (SCRIP) Programs In-Kind Contribution

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The mission of AYPO is to provide the highest quality musical experience that allows our students to grow as musicians and individuals, who then contribute to our nation’s cultural landscape, as they become future artistic and community leaders. Recognized as one of the leading orchestral training programs in the nation, AYPO provides competitive world-class training and performance opportunities for musicians up to 21 years of age. With a nationally recognized artistic staff, a dedicated professional staff, and a host of volunteers, AYPO annually selects and trains over 400 of the most talented young musicians. Since 1964 AYPO has delivered programs of the highest caliber throughout the Washington metropolitan region, earning an unrivaled reputation for excellence and distinction.

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tickets

perform

$20 ge ner al admission

stude nt & se nior fre e for aypo musicians & music teachers buy online at w w w . aypo . org or at the door

Mu s i c f r o m B o o k s & T h e B i g S c r e e n Comps for Kids Festival: Free for Ages 18 & Under!

sunday

p.m.

november

rachel m. schlesinger concert hall and arts center, northern virginia community college

3001 north beauregard street, alexandria, virginia

S T R I NG E NSEM BL E | Laura Cahn, Conductor

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Twilight The Red Pony Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Harry Potter

Come learn about the orchestral instruments at the Instrument Petting Zoo! Audience members will have the chance to hold and play the instruments they see on stage. Free with concert admission.

P H I L H A R MON IC | Christopher Zimmerman, Principal Conductor Guest Conductor Kenneth Woods On the Waterfront comps for kids is generously sponsored by corrina higginson trust. no reservations necessary; free tickets available at the door.

C ONC ERT O R C H EST R A Kathy Thompson, Conductor

sunday

Coriolan Andalucía Suite Russian Sailors’ Dance

S u it e S e r e n a d e december p.m.

performing arts center, kenmore middle school

200 s. carlin springs road, arlington, virginia

S Y MP H ONIC O R C H EST R A Carl J. Bianchi, Conductor Nabucco

sunday

S y mp h o n i c S t a r s january p.m.

P H IL H A R MONIC Christopher Zimmerman, Principal Conductor

center for the arts, george mason university

4400 university drive, fairfax, virginia

Guest Pianist M ichael Sheppa rd

T o n e s of Tc h a i k o v s k y sunday february p.m.

S Y MP H ONIC O R C H EST R A Carl J. Bianchi, Conductor

hylton performing arts center

10960 george mason circle, manassas, virginia

S T R I NG E NSEM BL E | Laura Cahn, Conductor Marriage of Figaro Overture

A dv e nt u r e s i n O p e r a sunday march p.m.

Cavalleria Rusticana Carmen

rachel m. schlesinger concert hall and arts center northern virginia community college

3001 north beauregard street, alexandria, virginia

Samson et Dalila

C ONCERT O R CH EST R A | Kathy Thompson, Conductor Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna Hatikvah

sunday

Vi r t u o s it y p.m.

march

P H I L H A R MON IC | Christopher Zimmerman, Principal Conductor

clarice smith performing arts center

Rococo Variations

university of maryland , college park, maryland

Guest Cel l ist Sergey Antonov

sunday

may

Groove p.m.

P ER C USSION E NSEM BL E | Doug Wallace, Director Clapping Music Variations

langley high school

6520 georgetown pike, mclean, virginia

We s t e r n M e l o d i e s sunday may p.m. center for the arts, george mason university

4400 university drive, fairfax, virginia

Celebrating Mother’s Day

S T R I NG E NSEM BL E | Laura Cahn, Conductor Rodeo The Civil War Fiddle-Faddle The Lovers Waltz Shenandoah West Side Story

C ONCERT O R CH EST R A | Kathy Thompson, Conductor Zampa Sea Songs Variations on a Theme by Paganini Samson et Dalila

Machine

Grand Finale

sunday

june

p.m.

center for the arts, george mason university

4400 university drive, fairfax, virginia

S Y MP H ONIC O R C H ESTR A Carl J. Bianchi, Conductor The Love for Three Oranges Colas Breugnon The Firebird Suite

P H IL H A R MONIC Christopher Zimmerman, Principal Conductor Short Ride in a Fast Machine Enigma Variations

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AYPO Season Brochure 2013