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TRYPO provides well-rounded music education programs and performance opportunities for young people to foster lifelong passion, appreciation and support of music. We need your help to continue our mission!

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2016-17 AUDITIONS



Come make music with us!
Early Audition weekend: May 14-15.
Regular Auditions: June 11-19.

Please see New Member Auditions to register and for more info.

Auditions 2016


Announcing... Brass Camp 2016!



BRASS CAMP! June 13-18, 2016

Masterclass and Lecture Topics include:
  • Auditioning
  • What types of careers are possible with a music degree?
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Using recording technology to help you practice
  • Cleaning your instrument
  • Warm-up Techniques
  • And more!
Download Brass Camp Flyer

Please click HERE to register and for more info.


Day of Giving POSTPONED!




Unfortunately due to technical difficulties with the national donation platform, The Pittsburgh Foundation has decided to suspend the Pittsburgh Day of Giving. (See press release HERE.)

HOWEVER... TRYPO is declaring PARTIAL VICTORY! TRYPO was in the Top 10 all day, and we learned that we did indeed surpass Level 2 of 100 donors! Because of our awesome trajectory (we raised $7,199 matched dollar for dollar to $14,398 with 101 donors able to participate!) we are declaring PARTIAL VICTORY!

Since we believe we would have hit 200 donors today (and will get the rest of the way there on Round 2!), Saturday's rehearsal and subsequent video will indeed include an appearance by BOTH...

*drum roll please*...

Cookie Monster and Big Bird!

Thank you to those who followed up and went out of your way to make it happen (or at least tried to!). We definitely can win the rest of our matching pool, and we definitely have a very good shot at that $10,000 extra prize. Nothing is lost as all donations made today will still be counted towards the prize and incentives. Additionally, The Pittsburgh Foundation has announced there will be ANOTHER $100k in incentive prizes to sweeten the deal. We are excited for a smoother Round 2 and we will put our heads together for some new incentive levels to get us the rest of the way there (Mwahahahaha!!!!) Stay tuned! We love our TRYPO Friends!

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Teachers' Notification List



Do you have a current or future student in TRYPO? Would you like to receive notifications about upcoming seating auditions, concerts, masterclasses, and incoming member auditions? We would like to be in better touch with our local teachers in order to help all of us better serve the young musicians of the region! Please see Teachers' Notification Registration Form to get on our mailing list!

New! Donate to TRYPO online!



We are pleased to announce that TRYPO has joined modern society and can now securely accept your generous online credit card donation here: TRYPO Storefront (Click on link, and then the orange "Donate to TRYPO" button at the top of the screen.)

Thank you for supporting TRYPO!