The Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras presents their Afternoon of Spring Concerts on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at the Dolan Performing Arts Center, 130 High Street, in Ipswich, MA. There will be two performances; a concert at 2:00 pm and a second concert at 4:30 pm. The concerts are free to the general public; no tickets required.
The 2:00 pm concert includes NMYO’s Prelude and Overture String Ensembles and the Intermezzo Orchestra featuring works by Soon Hee Newbold, John Williams, Elmer Bernstein, and others.
The 4:30 pm concert features NMYO’s advanced ensembles that are the Wind Ensemble, Select Flute Choir, and Symphony Orchestra. The program is a mix of classical and contemporary music with compositions by Valerie Coleman, Kevin Day, Gustav Holst, Arturo Márquez, and more.
About Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras
NMYO provides youth musicians with exceptional ensemble training and opportunities for cognitive, social, and personal growth through musical performance and community service. Led by Music Director Gerald J. Dolan Jr., with an accomplished team of music professionals, NMYO’s 132 musicians come from 40+ towns throughout northeast Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire and participate in one of six ensembles offered by the program this year. The regular rehearsal and concert schedule is supplemented with master classes, enrichment days, chamber music coaching, and outreach concerts to underserved populations. You too can join NMYO! Auditions for the 2022-2023 concert season take place Saturday, June 11. Rehearsals are held weekly just off I-95 and Route 1 in Topsfield/Boxford. NMYO is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.