Youth orchestra performs in Nanaimo

A youth symphony which is the starting point for thousands of professional musicians performs in Nanaimo May 22.

The Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, led by Maestro Alain Trudel, is a high-level orchestral training programme for talented musicians aged 22 and under.

Alumni are found in virtually every major performing organization in Canada, and many have embarked on successful solo, chamber and orchestral careers worldwide.

With a commitment to performance excellence, the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra is regarded as one of Canada’s leading training orchestras, and ranks as one of the top youth orchestras in North America.

Founded in 1974 by Victor Feldbrill, the orchestra has become one of the most important education programmes of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.  Conducted by Trudel, and coached by an enthusiastic faculty of orchestra musicians, the youth orchestra has enjoyed the support and nurture of the Toronto symphony for almost 40 years.

The collaboration between the two orchestras is strengthened by their annual “Side-by-Side” performance at Roy Thomson Hall.

The concert, at the Port Theatre, begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $40; $24.50/seniors; $12.50/students. Please call 250-754-8550 or visit www.porttheatre.com.

For more information about the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, please visit tso.ca/tsyo.

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