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About AYPO The mission of the American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras 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.


Announcements & Upcoming Events

CONCERTO COMPETITION!

AYPO is excited to announce that we are holding a concerto competition this season for members of the American Youth Philharmonic and the American Youth Symphonic Orchestra. The competition will be judged through two competitive rounds. Two winners will be chosen-one in strings and one in winds and brass-to perform with AYP as part of its final concert on June 7, 2015.

CLICK HERE for details and instructions on how to enter the competition.

AYSO & AYCO Concert 'Symphonic Sampler'

Sunday, December 7 at 6:00 p.m.

Fairfax High School
3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, Virginia 22030

Tickets: Adults ($20); Seniors and Students ($10) at the door or online.


AYSE & AYDO Concert 'Winter Wonderland'

Sunday, December 14 at 3:00 p.m.

THEARC Theater
1901 Mississippi Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020

Tickets: Adults ($20); Seniors and Students ($10) at the door or online.

AYPO Chamber Ensemble Master Class
with The Ensemble da Camera of Washington

Sunday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m.

The Lyceum
201 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Free and open to the public.

 

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AYPO is supported in part by:
Arts Council of Fairfax County
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Virginia Commission for the Arts
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

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