Articles Featuring MCYO!

Check out a great article about MCYO and some of our musicians! Music Education is alive and well at Music Center at Strathmore!
‘Madama Butterfly and Miss Saigon’ at YAA and MCYO at The Music Center at Strathmore by Miriam Urquhart
The heat was truly on in Saigon at The Music Center at Strathmore on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Madama Butterfly and Miss Saigon – a spectacular joint-production between Young Artists of America and Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras, directed by Alan Paul. 

‘Kristofer Sanz on Conducting YAA & MCYO’s ‘Madama Butterfly & Miss Saigon’
Final interview and article about Young Artists of America and Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras’ joint production of Madama Butterfly & Miss Saigon on Sunday, March 10th at 4 PM at Strathmore, Kristofer Sanz takes us behind the scenes of conducting over 130 musicians and singers while preparing for this Sunday’s performance.

Check out all the coverage on Afghan Youth Orchestra and MCYO’s Collaboration! 

Afghan Youth Orchestra Goes From Kabul to Broadway on Voice of America
The Afghan Youth Orchestra, the first orchestra created in Afghanistan in over 30 years, is currently on a tour of the United States. The group is comprised mostly of children who grew up on the streets of Kabul. Now, they are on Broadway.

Afghan Youth Orchestra perform in DC on NBCNew’s Andrea Mitchell Reports
NBC’s Andrea Mitchell shares her interview with a group of students from the Afghan National Institute of Music, who recently embarked on a two-week U.S. tour.

Afghan Youth Orchestra, ambassadors for change on Washington Post
Dozens of young, classically trained Afghan musicians, including former homeless children or orphans aged 10 to 22, will commence a two-week U.S. tour, including a performance at the Kennedy Center’s Hall of Nations on Feb. 7.

Making Music Against the Odds | Ensembles of Afghanistan National Institute of Music on Wall Street Journal
Afghanistan and the misery of war have been synonymous for decades. But at the Kennedy Center Thursday, the U.S. debut of the Afghan Youth Orchestra revealed a new facet of this nation’s history. A hopeful one, however tenuous.

“Symphony for the ages” Read Topher Forhecz’s feature which appeared in a recent edition of the Gazette News. Details.
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MCYO Auditions featured in the Gazette. Details.