PYSO: Past and Present

PYSO: Past and Present

Former PYSO Music Director Francesco Lecce-Chong and current PYSO Music Director Earl Lee met up in NYC when Francesco was rehearsing the New York Philharmonic for their Young Peoples Concert on November 9 in a program that will include music of Bernstein, Gabriela...
Calling all high school seniors!

Calling all high school seniors!

PYSO is hosting a mini-college fair on Saturday, October 5 at Heinz Hall. The afternoon begins at 2 PM with representatives from The Julliard School, Ithaca College and Eastman School of Music giving a joint Admission Presentation about applying to music schools....
PYSO Hits the Ground Running…

PYSO Hits the Ground Running…

Hi! My name is Bridget McKenna and I’m excited to begin working with PYSO as the Communication Coordinator. I wanted to share some of the great music I heard at their first rehearsal this past Sunday. September 8 was a big day for PYSO members at Heinz Hall! We...
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...

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