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PVYO is proud to announce 2017 Concerto Competition.  The event is generously sponsored by ESAC Inc. The 1st round will be comprised of submitted videos.  The finals will be a concert event, with selected participants performing their contest pieces with piano accompaniment before a live audience and an esteemed panel of judges—an exciting and rewarding …

PVYO is excited to announce that Mrs. Jennifer VanPetten will lead the PVYO “Sinfonia” for advanced string players in grades 6-9.    The goal of the Sinfonia will be to provide a challenging, exciting, and engaging string orchestra for motivated and advancing musicians who need additional preparation before entering the PVYO Symphony or Philharmonia. Mrs. Van …

Ceylon Narvelle Mitchell II is an active freelance performer and music educator in the Washington D.C. metro area. He is currently a graduate student at the University of Maryland School of Music in College Park under Dr. William Montgomery. Recent achievements include the 2015 National Music Festival Symphony Orchestra, the Loudoun Symphony Orchestra, and the …

The 2015 Strathmore Gala was a huge success! Over 350 musicians were efficiently brought on and off the stage in a seamless operation which showcased 4 orchestras, 2 bands, and 2 choirs. It was a wonderful way to kick off the long weekend. A special thanks go to the 50 parent volunteers who helped make …

Congratulations to the 2015 Concerto Competition Finalists.  They will be playing in a live round on March 1, 2015 at the Temple Beth Ami in Rockville, Maryland. 1st Year Honors Taoran Chen, clarinet Fonda Shen, violin Junior Division Sooah Sohn – Violin William Chen, flute Daniel Coile, clarinet Alanna Li, violin Austin Mao, clarinet Callie …

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