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Jul 13 2024


Special opportunity—Perform in our masterclass with virtuoso violinist Itzhak Perlman!

Dear friends, colleagues, teachers, and students: Please pass on the news about this special opportunity to the accomplished young violinists in your life! The application is now open and will close three ...
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Jul 3 2024


End-of-season Youth Orchestra Program concerts

OP conductor Dr. Goldie leads the 100+ members of YCO and the Greater Richmond Youth Wind Ensemble for Robert W. Smith's Rites of Tamburo. YOP partnered with two of VCU's youth ensembles ...
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Jul 1 2024


Discovery Concerts Announced For Next season

Excited faces at Peter and the Wolf earlier this season! Students enjoyed a live performance by Really Inventive Stuff and the Richmond Symphony while learning all about the instruments of the orchestra. ...
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Jun 28 2024

Young Composers Seminar

DEADLINE EXTENDED for the Young Composers Seminar

Damien Geter, composer DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 21, 2024! Register for our first ever Young Composers Seminar! Richmond Symphony and VCUarts are proud to share this special opportunity for young composers. ...
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May 25 2024


2024–25 Season Auditions

Rehearsal breaks provide a great opportunity to meet others in your ensemble! Photo of YCO from the 2022–23 season by James H Loving Photography. BE PART OF IT! Today is your LAST ...
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May 24 2024

Youth Orchestra Program

Thank you, Mr. Myssyk!

The end of the 2023–24 season marks Daniel Myssyk's final performances as conductor of the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra. You have one last chance to see Mr. Myssyk conduct on Saturday, May ...
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May 22 2024

Youth Orchestra Program

Congrats on a great season, YOP!

The Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Greater Richmond Youth Jazz Band perform side-by-side, conducted by Daniel Myssyk. Dr. Taylor Barnett, director of GRYJB, was featured as a soloist on George Gershwin's ...

Masterclass With Violinist Itzhak Perlman   Learn More >

Masterclass With Violinist Itzhak Perlman

Perform for, and learn from, the legendary Itzhak Perlman in a masterclass on September 13th! High School students residing in Central Virginia are encouraged to apply.