Our fund raising event Violins, Voices & Vino is an important event in the lives of our musicians. Many need our support to be able to attend the Festival of Youth Orchestras in Florence Italy. Please act now. Donate or plan to attend the event tomorrow.
Hall of Springs
108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Tickets may be purchased at the door
Facts About SSYO
SSYO is made up of 26 string musicians from schools across the Capital/Saratoga Region.
1 in Elementary School.
3 in Middle School.
14 in High School.
6 High School Seniors
8 College Students
There will be a 2 week Music Conservatory this summer prior to the trip to Italy. the Conservatory will end with a public concert July 18, 2014.
The Conservatory will focus on unknown, unheard music from 18th century Naples and produce a recording for the Neapolitan Music Society.
This music will be performed at the Festival of Youth Orchestras.
Tania Susi, Julliard Graduate, violinist and violin teacher, assists Maestro Longobardi with the orchestra and sectionals at rehearsals.
They rehearse 3 hours every Sunday and many hours with their private teachers and solo study.
Orchestra Musician are interested in math, science, medicine, tennis, computer engineering, teaching music, working with autistic children and those suffering from brain injuries, soccer, track, dance, football, playing Irish jigs, painting, drawing, composing, and being professional musicians.