Press Releases

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...

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,...