SEASON FINALE: BEETHOVEN 5
Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 2 PM – The Windmill Library
The Young Artists Orchestra closes out the season with one of the most famous works in classical music, Beethoven’s Symphony no. 5. Russian-Canadian violin virtuoso, Stanislav Pronin, makes his Las Vegas debut in Ravel’s exotic work, Tzigane, and the Academy Orchestra ventures into the world of Bach with his infamous Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor along with jazz variations with YAO violinist, Aolani Aguirre.
The Las Vegas Young Artists Orchestra, also known as The Young Artists Orchestra, is a Las Vegas Youth Orchestra dedicated to advancing, educating, and promoting young musicians. As the only tuition-free and professional training program in the State of Nevada, the LVYAO has been recognized for it’s year long concert season featuring world renowned guest artists, masterclasses, and events. The organization is one of the few in Las Vegas that present high quality classical music concerts with over 15 performances and events per season.. The organization was founded by Artistic & Music Director, Yunior Lopez, and is governed by a board of directors.
The 2016/17 concert season will feature renowned soloists and teachers including violist Steven Dann (professor of the Royal Conservatory of Music and former Principal Viola of the Royal Concertgebouw), Daniel Hass (Israeli-born cellist), and Stanislav Pronin (violin virtuoso and 1st Concertmaster of the Aarhus Symphony), to name a few.
Auditions for our orchestra programs are now open. Please visit the YAO Auditions Page to join the YAO Symphony for students aged 22 and under or the Academy Orchestra for students 16 years old and under. Accepted candidates will receive free-tuition, work alongside nationally and internationally recognized artists, and partake in masterclasses, lessons, and many other events.
The Las Vegas Young Artists Orchestra 2016/17 Season is sponsored in part by the Adelson Clinic, the Adelson Family Foundation, Desert Strings, Violin Outlet, The Sphinx Organization, and individual patrons.