Press Releases

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...

Ceylon Mitchell to lead Flute Choir

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...

Concerto Competition 2014 Winners

Junior Division Ruyuan Li, Flute, Night Soliloquy, Kennan First Year Honors Division Annie Sharkey, Flute, Fantasie Pastorale Hongnoise, Doppler Intermediate Division Matthew Coile, Trumpet, Fantaisie Brillante, Arban Senior Division Geneve Dubberly, Violin, Concerto...