A Hopeful Message from a PYSO Alum

A Hopeful Message from a PYSO Alum

  We recently heard from Rob Harris, a PYSO alum and professional violinist who currently resides in Australia. Rob sent PYSO the following message before Sunday’s virtual concert, and captures the same uplifting spirits channeled during Towards the Sun: All...

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2020-21 Season Concerto Competition winners

2020-21 Season Concerto Competition winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020-21 Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition: Our panel this year comprised of Father Sean Duggan (Coordinator of Piano at SUNY Fredonia), Pamela Stahel (international flautist), and PYSO Music Director...

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PYSO Pays Tribute to Joanne Rogers

PYSO Pays Tribute to Joanne Rogers

  The PYSO family was saddened to hear of the passing of Joanne Rogers, who was a long-time friend and supporter of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra. An accomplished concert pianist herself, she served on the Board of Directors of PYSO and later the Advisory...

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PYSO Announces New Executive Director

PYSO Announces New Executive Director

  After twenty years as the Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra (PYSO), Craig Johnson will retire at the end of this December and William Powers will take the helm, vacating his position as Managing Director of  Pittsburgh Opera. Mr. Johnson...

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Painted Violin Fundraiser Winners!

Painted Violin Fundraiser Winners!

We held drawings today (December 6, 2020)  for the Painted Violins using Random Name Picker. (If you follow the link to Random Name Picker you may scroll down to the bottom of the page to read the FAQ's).  We will contact winners individually via email and/or...

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