Press Releases

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...

PVYO Welcomes Three New Staff Members!

The Potomac Valley Youth Orchestra, (PVYO) is pleased to announce some exciting news about the 2019 – 2020 Concert Season.  First, we would like to welcome Dr. Mark Schuppener as PVYO String Specialist.  Dr. Schuppener brings a wealth of experience in music education,...

Jennifer VanPetten to lead “Sinfonia”

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...