Steven Karidoyanes, Director
Sergio Muñoz, YS Student Manager
The NEC Youth Symphony (YS) is composed of advanced young musicians, most between the ages of 13 and 18. Members are selected from hundreds of applicants through annual auditions. YS is open to advanced pre-college string, wind, and percussion players.
As one of NEC's senior Preparatory School ensembles, the Youth Symphony has performed in NEC's Jordan Hall, Symphony Hall, and the Boston Opera House in a collaboration with the Boston Ballet School.
Additionally, this orchestra tours internationally every two years. In the summer of 2012, the Orchestra completed a 10-day tour of Budapest, Prague, Vienna and Bratislava. They will tour again in the summer of 2013.
Rehearsals: Saturday, 3:15 - 6:00 PM in Williams Hall
First Rehearsal: September 15, 2012
November 12, 2012 at 8 PM - Jordan Hall
May 23, 2013 at 8 PM - Jordan Hall
Please submit an Absence Request Form to Sergio Muñoz, YS Student Manager or Lisa Husseini, Concert Ensemble Manager. Requests need to be submitted at least two weeks before the date of absence. We urge you to submit requests as soon as you know about them so that there is plenty of time for them to be approved. All absences must be approved by the NEC Prep Office, prior to the absence date.
You may submit it in using one of the following methods:
- Print and hand deliver to the Prep Office at 241 St. Botolph Street, Room SB 120.
- Scan and e-mail to YS student manager, Sergio Muñoz
- Fax your form to (617) 585-1135 attn: YS
- Mail to: NEC Preparatory School attn: YS, 290, Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115-5018
You may also email a letter of request to YS student manager, Sergio Muñoz.
NOTE: You will receive an email from the YS manager when your absence has been approved.
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