Conducting Competition

Conducting Competition

Maestro Leonard Slatkin took time out of his busy schedule this weekend as guest conductor with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to conduct part of PYSO’s rehearsal on Saturday, April 13, working on excerpts from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet.  PYSO’s Conducting...
Julian Rachlin Masterclass

Julian Rachlin Masterclass

PSO guest artist Julian Rachlin gave an extraordinary masterclass to PYSO students on March 24, 2019 at Heinz Hall. Three students (pictured below) played in the masterclass – Carolyn Carr (playing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto), Devin Lai (playing...
Manfred Honecks visits PYSO Rehearsal!

Manfred Honecks visits PYSO Rehearsal!

PYSO members were thrilled to have PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck conducting Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet at PYSO rehearsal on March 24, 2019 at Heinz Hall. We are so grateful that the Maestro so generously shared his time, expertise, and inspiration with our...
Continuing the tradition!

Continuing the tradition!

  Back in 2010 Lawrence Loh (PYSO Music Director at the time) instituted the conducting workshop and competition and this March PYSO’s new Music Director Earl Lee (pictured above) continues the tradition. This past Saturday, Maestro Lee held the first of three...
Double Bass Symposium

Double Bass Symposium

Bass Alumnus Micah Howard (1985-90) has been busy! He recently released his iOS app and launched his website iDoubleBass! Recent Alumnus Rachel Martin (bass 2015-18) is featured in the app and on the website! Micah was also involved with the Pittsburgh Double Bass...
What’s new for these PYSO Musicians?

What’s new for these PYSO Musicians?

Brody SannerNathan MagleyGeoffrey Madge Nora Navid (who actually plays violin with PYSO) earned the highest marks in PA and won the State Certificate of Excellence from the Royal Conservatory Certificate Program for Piano Performance in Level 8. The Program has 10...

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