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2015-16 YPO Audition Results

We are pleased to announce the newest members of YPO for the 2015-16 season! To see the updated membership list, see 2015-16 YPO Roster

Please note: Those selected as YPO alternates will be e-mailed separately and are not listed here.

2015-16 Symphonette Audition Results

Because Symphonette Audition Days Number 1 and 2 were full, we have scheduled one more overflow day of Symphonette auditions on Thursday, June 25. Therefore, 2015-16 Symphonette Audition results will be e-mailed and posted here at the end of June. Thank you for your patience.

TRYPO Announces Performance at the Three Rivers Arts Festival: Saturday June 13!

TRYPO is thrilled to participate in the Three Rivers Arts Festival on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Performances by Young Peoples Orchestra (YPO, our full symphonic orchestra), Symphonette (our string ensemble) and two string quartets. This performance will be the opportunity for our Pittsburgh audiences to hear us perform before we hit the road! YPO leaves for NYC the next day on Sunday, June 14!

11:30am: Symphonette performs on the Dollar Bank Main Stage at Point State Park
12:00pm: YPO performs on the Dollar Bank Main Stage at Point State Park
2:00pm: Amadeus and Penn String Quartets perform at the Acoustic Stage

Admission is FREE! For more information, please contact us at 412-319-0526 or e-mail staff@trypo.org

For more information about the festival see: Three Rivers Arts Festival

TRYPO Goes to NYC!

TRYPO is excited to announce that Young Peoples Orchestra (our full symphonic orchestra of 80+ young musicians) has been invited to participate in the Sounds of Summer Festival in June 14-18, 2015. Students will perform in Carnegie Hall, attend other performances, as well as a dinner cruise around the Statue of Liberty! Additionally, YPO was awarded the opportunity to perform the world premiere of a brand new commissioned work, written specifically for YPO and the St. Margaret Steel Drum Orchestra from Trinidad. For more information, please contact us at 412-319-0526 or e-mail staff@trypo.org

To buy tickets to Carnegie Hall on Wednesday June 17, see Carnegie Hall


Come make music with us!

See New Member Auditions for more information!

Come with us to Chautauqua!

August 15-22, 2015.

Registration is now open for TRYPO’s new residency camp at the beautiful Chautauqua Institute. Students currently in grades 8-12 (approx.) are invited to a wonderful opportunity in beautiful Chautauqua, NY. Spend a week in strings, jazz, brass, or woodwind camp, led by members of the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, and stay in a Victorian-era home rented exclusively for PYSO and YPO musicians. Enjoy free time in a truly inspirational setting to practice, busk in the park, eat ice cream, attend concerts, and have fun! There is no audition required for members of PYSO and YPO. Other students are welcome to apply, but audition materials may be required. Space is limited so be sure and reserve your spot now.

For more information and to apply, see Chautauqua Music Camp Info and Registration.

Have any questions? E-mail chaut@trypo.org or call 412-523-5243 to speak with Camp Coordinator Laurie Cunningham.

Early-bird rates expire March 1! Register now!

Teachers' Notification List

Do you have a current or future student in TRYPO? Would you like to receive notifications about upcoming seating auditions, concerts, masterclasses, and incoming member auditions? We would like to be in better touch with our local teachers in order to help all of us better serve the young musicians of the region! Please see Teachers' Notification Registration Form to get on our mailing list!

New! Donate to TRYPO online!

We are pleased to announce that TRYPO has joined modern society and can now securely accept your generous online credit card donation here: TRYPO Storefront (Click on link, and then the orange "Donate to TRYPO" button at the top of the screen.)

Thank you for supporting TRYPO!