Office Hours and Contact Information

DC Youth Orchestra Program
1700 E. Capitol St. NE
Washington, DC 20003

Limited parking is available in the parking lot behind the school, as well as on the street, but use the front main entrance.
DCYOP is near the Stadium-Armory Metro Station on the Orange and Blue Lines.

Telephone Number:

Facsimile Number:

Email Contact Information:
Badriyyah Shakir, Office Associate:

Elizabeth Schurgin, Executive Director:

Evan Ross Solomon, Program Director:

Mariano Vales, Music Director:

Natalia Allende, Communications Director:

Philip Espe, Program Manager (Children’s Orchestra):

Rashida Coleman, Program Manager (Young Musicians Academy and Summer Initiatives):

Teaching Resumes:
General Information:

Interested in working for DCYOP? Find our open positions here.

Summer Hours:
Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

DCYOP follows the DC Public Schools snow closing policy. If DC Public Schools are closed for after-school/weekend activities, all DCYOP events are cancelled. If DCYOP needs to close, we will notify families via email, website and social media. If no notice is posted, DCYOP is open!