Press Releases

Announcing Dr. Schuppener as Prep Conductor

PVYO welcomes Dr. Mark Schuppener as Preparatory Orchestra Conductor for the 2020-2021 season. Mark Schuppener served on the music faculties of the University of Texas, El Paso; the University of Michigan; and Spring Arbor University. Dr. Schuppener has garnered...

Announcing Auditions for the 2020-2021 Season!

PVYO is excited to announce auditions for the 2020-21 season. All auditions will be video submissions. Please review the Audition Requirements for each orchestra before proceeding. Once you have reviewed your audition requirements you may click REGISTER NOW below to...

Announcing the 2020 Summer Institute!

PVYO is proud to offer on-line summer classes this year to supplement the ensemble instruction students are receiving at PVYO, school, or other youth orchestras and bands. Our Music Director, Mr. William Hollin, is a veteran music teacher with 42 years in the...

Announcing our PVYO Alumni Network

The Potomac Valley Youth Orchestra is establishing an alumni network to connect with former musicians, parents, staff, volunteers, and board members. We are interested in finding out what many of our former musicians are doing now, as well as sending out information...

Announcing 2020 Concerto Competition

PVYO is proud to announce 2020 Concerto Competition. 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...