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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.

Updates for the Nov. 14-15 CO/SO Concert Weekend:

Saturday, November 14 (McLean High School Band Room)
CO Rehearsal: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
SO Rehearsal: 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.
* If you are in SROs you are excused from this rehearsal. Please let the office know in advance.

Sunday, November 15 (Kenmore Middle School Auditorium)
SO Call Time: 12:30 p.m.
CO Call Time: 1:30 p.m.

Welcome to the 51st Concert Season

AYPO is thrilled to start the 51st Concert Season. This year we have many new and exciting opportunities for our musicians. Please stay tuned for upcoming concerts and news from AYPO.

Fall Season Concert Dates:

November 8, 2015 - 3:00 p.m. (AYP at Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center)
AYP opens the season with an all-Sibelius concert featuring soloist Janet Sung playing the Violin Concerto in D minor.

November 15, 2015 - 3:00 p.m. (AYSO & AYCO at Kenmore MS Auditorium)
The AYCO and AYSO joint concert will feature both chamber and full orchestral works. AYCO will select student soloists to perform the Concerto in D minor for Two Violins.

December 6, 2015 - 3:00 p.m. (AYSE & AYDO at Kenmore MS Auditorium)
AYDO and AYSE will perform a series of Russian works in their opening concert of the season.

For a complete list of 2015-16 concerts and events, click here.


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