At Gemini Youth Orchestras... 

...we believe that music is one of the most eloquent expressions of our common humanity and that developing this expression in our children is not only engaging and exciting, but can also provide the fundamental building blocks for a successful and rewarding life!

Gemini Youth musicians have the opportunity to work with internationally acclaimed conductors, composers, and coaches in a positive community environment that fosters creativity and leadership. Our ensembles have performed throughout Long Island and NYC, including at Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, the Tilles Center, the John Adams Playhouse (Hofstra Univ.), and the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center.

In addition to our Concerto Competition newly established in spring of 2016, our 2016/2017 season brought an expansion of our program offerings. Our unique articulation agreement with Five Towns College enables qualified 10th, 11th and 12th graders to earn college credit for participation in our Concert Winds, Philharmonia, and Youth Symphony ensembles.

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Announcements

(Updated: April 18th)

This announcement section will be the primary method of communicating general information. Check back regularly for updates!


Thank you for your tremendous support of the students! Ticket sales have been at a record high, and this Monday’s sales were particularly brisk! As we may sell out prior to concert day, the best time to secure any remaining tickets will be on a first-come, first-served basis between 5 and 7pm this Friday in the Lobby at Five Towns College. Remaining tickets are $70 a seat; cash or check payable to “GYO” are accepted. We are not able to field any questions regarding ticketing through email or facebook at this date. Any remaining ticketing inquiries need to be directed to the ticketing table this Friday.

As a reminder, online ticket sales have ended. If you have not done so already, you must exchange the voucher for the actual tickets. You may do this on Friday April 20th, 5-7pm, at the ticketing table in the FTC lobby. Any remaining pre-purchased tickets not picked up Friday will be placed in will call at the Alice Tully Hall (NYC) Box Office for Saturday.


Information on the Lincoln Center Concert, to take place at 2-5pm on Saturday, April 21st, at Alice Tully Hall in NYC was sent out to families on February 27th. The dress rehearsal is Friday, April 20th at Five Towns College. For rehearsal and dress rehearsal dates, please visit: www.gyo.org/calendar

If for any reason you had difficulty accessing the Lincoln Center e-mail, a direct link is available below:

ALICE TULLY HALL INFORMATIONAL SHEET



Register

Our 2017/2018 registration form is available by CLICKING HERE.

Audition

To inquire about ensemble openings, please contact us at director@gyo.org first. Please provide your child's name, instrument, and most recently completed NYSSMA level and score.

 

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The status of music availability will be posted to the front page. Check back regularly throughout the summer for updates!

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