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  • Ukraine Benefit Concert

    by Lindsey Nova

    Join us for the Second Benefit Concert for Ukraine featuring solo and chamber performances by Dr. Solomiya Ivakhiv, Musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh Faculty, and Youth Chamber Connection ensembles. All concert donations will be sent to the charity Nova Ukraine. For more information and to register for tickets or donate, visit: https://trypo.org/ukrainebenefit

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  • To celebrate Women’s History Month, we are highlighting all the amazing women composers that have works included in our 2022-23 season. Learn more about Yukiko Nishimura, Jessie Montgomery, Julie Giroux, and Valerie Coleman: Yukiko Nishimura, Composer/Pianist, was born in Japan. She graduated from the Tokyo University of Arts in 1990. In 1991, she began private study with Dr. Alfred Reed at the University of Miami, and in 1993 she continued her studies with Dr. Richard Danielpour at the Manhattan School of Music. Among her honors is a special mention at the 15th and 26th International Competition for Original Band Composition …

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  • On February 17-19, 2023, members of TRYPO’s Wind Symphony and Symphonette ensembles traveled to Washington, D.C., to play a concert with the ISO @ Third Street Symphonic Band and Musicians from the United States Air Force Band. Read more to hear about everything the musicians got up to during the trip, including musical and sightseeing opportunities! The musicians from TRYPO and the ISO @ Third Street Music started their day on Saturday by heading to the Bolling Air Force Base, where they enjoyed coaching sessions and clinics led by musicians from the United States Air Force Band. After lunch, everyone …

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  • February is Black History Month, and to celebrate, we are highlighting all the fantastic Black composers that have works included in our 2022-23 season. Learn more about Anthony Barfield, Valerie Coleman, Katahj Copley, Adrian Gordon, and Jessie Montgomery:  As part of our winter concert series, Young Peoples Orchestra (YPO) performed “Invictus for Brass” by Anthony Barfield. Barfield is a producer and composer based in New York City. Known for his lyrical writing style, his compositions have been performed throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. As a former trombonist, he has performed at halls such as Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, …

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  • TRYPO Spring Concert Series (1:15 pm + 5:15 pm)

    by Emily Bovan

    Join us for our Spring Concert Series: Music of the Americas on Sunday, May 7, 2023, at Carnegie Music Hall of Oakland, featuring TWO performances at 1:15 PM and 5:15 PM. This season’s programming celebrates the music of North and South America and the composers who influenced it. From Astor Piazzolla and Michael Markowski to Béla Bartók, Felix Mendelssohn, and George Gershwin, we’re exploring the unique sounds brought to us by these musical minds! The first concert of the day features Wind Symphony, led by Robert Traugh, and special guests Dr. Jason Kush performing saxophone on Piazzolla’s Oblivion and Chad Thompson, guest conducting a piece by Yukiko Nishimura. Young Peoples Orchestra will then take the stage with Music …

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