YOSA will participate in the U.S. Youth Orchestras eFestival “We Never Stopped Making Music,” hosted by the New Jersey Youth Symphony.
This Sunday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m. CDT, YOSA will participate in the U.S. Youth Orchestras eFestival “We Never Stopped Making Music,” hosted by the New Jersey Youth Symphony. The event will feature performances by the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras, Hawaii Youth Symphony, Los Angeles Youth Orchestra, New Jersey Youth Symphony, and YOSA (Youth Orchestras of San Antonio).
The eFestival will open with a discussion with youth orchestra directors from across the country, including Peters, sharing how their orchestras responded to the global pandemic. In addition, each youth orchestra will feature a student representative who will share how continuing to make music virtually has positively impacted their lives. The student musicians will also introduce virtual performances video created by their orchestras. Principal Cellist Matthew Averyt, a junior at St. Mary’s Hall, will represent YOSA.