“Playing with the WYA orchestra is quite different from the other performing that I do. Not only is it enjoyable and challenging, but I’m also part of an organization that shares my values.
WYA is about promoting the dignity of the human person and the family. As one of six brothers, I see my parents’ commitment to these values everyday.
Music has always been an important part of our education. I enjoy playing music for its own sake, and also because of the pleasure it gives to others as well as to myself. I don’t know if music will be a major field of study for me in college, but I do know it will always be something I cherish in my life. I’d like to thank all of you who make the WYA’s programs possible, and for your continued support.”
The World Youth Alliance Chamber Orchestra is an ensemble of young musicians (ages 10-17) from Manhattan’s most prestigious music programs including The Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music. The aim of the ensemble is to inspire international cooperation by reflecting the ideals of the World Youth Alliance. The orchestra has performed internationally at World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain and domestically at venues such as the United Nations, Westbury Gardens, and Fairfield University. To learn more or see the schedule of upcoming concerts, visit our WYA Chamber Orchestra page. You can also follow us on Facebook.