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  • ESYO Virtual Parent Forum

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Featured Concerts

SpringUP Festival

SpringUP with ESYO! The Empire State Youth Orchestra blossoms online with virtual concerts, while youth-led ensembles spring up in the community at the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market, Albany’s Washington Park, Schenectady’s Jay Street, and Orsini Park in Altamont. Take a stroll, breathe the fresh spring air and enjoy ESYO’s first set of live, in-person concerts in 15 months. It's free for all to enjoy. Then, get your Access ESYO ticket and log on to enjoy fresh spring performances featuring the music you love by Mozart, Shostakovich, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky alongside American tunes by Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, George Walker, and Aaron Copland. Members of ESYO Symphony Orchestra bring "Impressions" by GRAMMY-nominated composer Clarice Assad to life.

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