Coreisa Lee, flute

Growing up in a family entirely made up of musicians, I began taking flute lessons in the 4th grade at The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame - a community center in Downtown Birmingham, Alabama that offered free music classes.

Ejin Hur, violin

I can proudly say that one of the best decisions of my life was joining the New York Youth Symphony. Through the NYYS I gained many positive factors and truly discovered my passion for music.

Tim Rachbach, drummer

I have been the drummer for the NYYS jazz band for the past 2 years and I am having a great experience!  Matt Holman is a really chill director and communicates effectively with a high degree of professionalism.  It has been an invaluable learning experience working on a broad range of big

Liam Fenlon, cello

I’ll never forget my first New York Youth Symphony rehearsal. Fifteen years old, I had never played with any group that was nearly as talented.

Emma Toh, piano

Chamber Music Program, seasons 49-53

Elena Ruehr

Composer; Music Lecturer at MIT

Jessica Ruiz

Manager of Artistic Planning, Detroit Symphony Orchestra


Majid Khaliq

Music Teacher, KIPPS Academy; Violinist

Kenneth Mirkin

New York Philharmonic Violist


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