seen here in 1947 on the stage of Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland
at Heinz Hall
Over the last 75 years of its existence, the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra has affected and shaped hundreds of alumni, who have gone on to bring their unique creative qualities to communities all over the world. Many of our alum have gone on to professional music careers in major symphony orchestras while others have been successful in an infinite number of ways, all continuing to support classical music through their dedication and talent.
Mary Ann Ivan
Alumni Blog Posts
PYSO recently heard from Gabrielle Faetini (Violin 2011 to 2014) who has been very active in the Pittsburgh area as a freelance musician. After graduating with a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Violin Performance from Duquesne University, she has continued to...
PYSO recently heard from Tommy Dougherty (Violin, 2006-08) who has been quite busy on the West Coast! Over the past year, he participated in the DeGaetano Composer Institute with the Orchestra of St. Luke's where he wrote a new work for chamber...
PYSO recently heard from Trey Tillotson (Clarinet 2018 to 2020) who spent this past summer as a composition fellow at the Brevard Music Center where many of his pieces were performed at their music festival. Trey is an active composer and freelance musician in the...
Baritone saxophonist Leo Pellegrino (PYSO Clarinet 2006-09) and his group TOO MANY ZOOZ come to Pittsburgh on May 5th to headline at Mr. Smalls Theatre in Millvale. For the full story about Leo and Too Many Zooz’ national and international musical prowess visit:...
PYSO almnus Devin Moore and the Isidore String Quartet perform at Chamber Music Pittsburgh Main Stage Series
Congratulations to PSYO alumnus Devin Moore and his Isidore String Quartet for a fabulous performance last night with Chamber Music Pittsburgh Main Stage Series Live at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. The program featured: Haydn’s String Quartet No. 25 in C major, Op. 20,...