NY YOUTH SYMPHONY with Michael Repper - Music Director, Orchestra Conductor, Educator
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For the next few episodes will be talking to directors of the New York Youth Symphony. 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.

Michael Repper, who is in his second year as Music Director of the NYYS Orchestra, talks about his own path to conducting and the importance of music education. A graduate of Stanford University, he recently completed his doctoral residency at the Peabody Conservatory of Music as a student of Gustav Meier and his longtime mentor, Marin Alsop, a world-famous conductor and violinist who is also an alumna of the NY Youth Symphony.

Michael is an emerging conductor of classical music, jazz, pops, and musical theater. Today he shares his passion for helping foster the next generation of artists. Learn more about: New York Youth Symphony and Michael Repper

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