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  • Uncategorized May 26, 2015

    The Score: April 2015

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    The Score: April 2015

    Newsletter April 2015

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  • Uncategorized March 27, 2015

    The Score: March 2015

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    newletter-march2015b.pdf File Size: 8189 kb File Type: pdf Download File

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  • Uncategorized December 5, 2014

    Mr. Solomon’s Tips for Juries and Auditions

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    Taking an audition or jury is challenging for any musician. Learning how to react under pressure builds both strength and character. And just like most things in music, practice leads to a better outcome. The more auditions and juries you take, the better you will get! After taking over 50 auditions, here are my tips: […]

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  • Uncategorized December 4, 2014

    The Score: December

    by dcyouthAdmin

    Feel free to download or read online. This month features our new Artist in Residence, Mr. Solomon’s tips for juries and auditions, and much more! newsletter-dec2014.pdf File Size: 12251 kb File Type: pdf Download File

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  • Uncategorized November 6, 2014

    Introducing…The Score: DCYOP’s new monthly newsletter!

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  • Uncategorized October 24, 2014

    Hear the Music…It’s All Around!

    by dcyouthAdmin

    By Evan Solomon, DCYOP Program Director One of the best things about living in the Washington, DC area is the extremely large number of diverse classical music concert offerings, many of which are FREE! Attending concerts, recitals and musical performances is a great activity for the entire family. It is also an important part of […]

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  • Uncategorized August 28, 2014

    DCYOP awarded $80,000 to expand programs to DCPS students!

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    DCYOP awarded $80,000 to expand programs to DCPS students!

    The DC Youth Orchestra Program (DCYOP) is thrilled to announce that it has received an award of $80,000 to expand its programs to more DC Public School (DCPS) students. The gift was given by an anonymous foundation and will enable DCYOP to offer a series of after school intensive string orchestra programs at DCPS Title […]

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  • Uncategorized August 28, 2014

    Musician of the Month of August: Ken Giles!

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    Musician of the Month of August: Ken Giles!

    Congratulations to Ken Giles, DCYOP’s Musician of the Month of August! Mr. Giles is one of DCYOP’s most popular violin teachers. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy, Swarthmore College, and Suzuki String Institute, Mr.Giles has been a teacher and parent with DCYOP since his children participated in the 1980s.  “Mr. Giles truly embodies the spirit of the […]

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  • Uncategorized August 27, 2014

    DCYOPalooza Community Master Class with NSO Oboist Jamie Roberts

    by dcyouthAdmin
    DCYOPalooza Community Master Class with NSO Oboist Jamie Roberts

    On Saturday, September 6th, as part of our free musical event DCYOPalooza, we will hold masterclasses taught by musicians from the National Symphony Orchestra. These masterclasses take place at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm and everyone is invited to participate!  A master class is a learning opportunity for musicians to take a mini-lesson from an […]

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