The New Youth Orchestra, Sorrento Valley’s newest youth organization that serves young musicians between the ages for 8 and 19, recently announced that a new member has joined its faculty. David Rumley, percussionist, comes to The NYO bringing his many years of experience as a drummer, classical percussionist and coach. He joins dedicated and distinguished artist teachers John Ramirez (string instructor/conductor) Miguel Ramirez (string instructor/conductor) and Elena Yarritu (flutist/conductor).
The New Youth Orchestra Summer Session Symphony Orchestra is rehearsing all week this week and invites the public to a final week’s end concert on Saturday, July 14, at 3 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, 855 Brotherton Road in Escondido (92025). Admission is free. The program includes Overture to Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Haydn’s Symphony No. 101, the “Clock,” and Fauré’s Pavane. Prospective members can use this opportunity to hear the work of local young musicians and meet the faculty and conductors.
Online applications are now open for auditions for the 2012-2013 season on Aug. 16-18 with seating auditions for accepted students on Aug. 23-25.
There are currently openings in all sections for orchestras and wind ensembles: strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. Please visit www.thenewyouthorchestra.com for current and complete information.