The first weekend of the NYO-USA residency offered a change of pace for the orchestra. On Saturday, the musicians divided into workshops on composition, improvisation, yoga, audience engagement, and conducting. On Sunday, the orchestra went on a Circle Line tour of New York Harbor after sightseeing and a concert by the New York Philharmonic.
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Sean Shepherd encourages the winds to ‘play out’ in his new piece, Magiya, which premiered on July 11.
Jennifer Kim tries out a spinal twist in Nicole Newman’s yoga workshop.
Tuba player John Paul Powers anchors the brass section in NYO-USA.
At sunset, an NYO-USA dance party began on the Circle Line tour of New York Harbor.