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COUNTDOWN TO NYE
Five-time Grammy Award winner Maria Schneider will join director Andy Clausen and the New York Youth Symphony Jazz in a program that caps off Schneider’s extended residency with the ensemble, and spotlight a rich cross-section of music from across her storied career. The program will also feature the world première of First Music commission Torgbui by Jonathan Ragonese.
Andy Clausen is a New York-based composer, trombonist, bandleader, and graduate of The Juilliard School.
The New York Youth Symphony is one of the most awarded youth programs of its kind in the nation, recognized for its innovative, tuition-free educational programs for talented young musicians. Founded in 1963 as an orchestra to showcase the metropolitan area’s most gifted musicians ages 12-22, its activities have since grown to encompass programs in chamber music, conducting, composition, and jazz, with performances at world class venues including Carnegie Hall and Jazz at Lincoln Center.