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The Dr. Shirley Linzy Young Artists Orchestra of Las Vegas - Yunior Lopez, Founder & Music Director

The Young Artists Orchestra program is recognized as the only tuition-free & premier youth orchestra program in the State of Nevada. The program is currently comprised of the YAO Symphony featuring 70+ young musicians, up to the age of 22, the YAO Academy with 50+ students, up to the age of 16, and the YAO Chamber Orchestra featuring a side-by-side collaboration with current students, alumni, and local professionals. The program unites the most talented young musicians who bring their creativity and exceptional musicality to over 15 concerts and events per season.  Since 2015, the YAO has showcased over 50 concerts and events in the Las Vegas community making it one of the largest presenters of music education programming in the State of Nevada. The orchestra program students partake in masterclasses, workshops, and perform high quality concerts in a variety of disciplines and styles while experiencing, performing with professional guest artists from around the globe.

Symphony Orchestra
  • Advanced Students aged 13-22
  • Full Symphony Orchestra
  • String, Wind, Brass, & Percussion Students
  • Professional Repertoire & Renowned Guest Artists
  • Entrance by Audition
Academy Orchestra
  • Students Ages 8-16
  • String Orchestra and Symphony
  • String Players: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass
  • Advanced Repertoire & Renowned Guest Artists
  • Entrance by Audition
Chamber Orchestra
  • Current Students, Alumni, and Local Professionals
  • Chamber Orchestra & Symphony
  • Professional Repertoire & Guest Artists
  • The Chamber Orchestra Membership is by Invite Only
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