• Each summer, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute brings together 120 of the brightest young players from across the country to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America. Following a two-week training residency with leading professional orchestra musicians, these remarkable teenagers embark on a tour to some of the great music capitals of the world and serve as dynamic musical ambassadors.

    Summer 2014 features a coast-to-coast US tour with dynamic conductor David Robertson and virtuoso violinist Gil Shaham.

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  • Recent Blog Posts

    July 29, 2014
    Listen Now: NYO-USA
    LISTEN | If you missed the spellbinding broadcast of the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America lead by David Robertson, you can now listen to the entire broadcast. This concert is part of our Carnegie Hall Live series, a partnership with WQXR and American Public Media.
    July 23, 2014
    NYO-USA: From the Top
    LISTEN | Last week, during the NYO-USA residency, the orchestra taped an episode of From the Top.
    July 23, 2014
    NYO-USA Weekly Round-Up: Week 3
    This week, we're highlighting videos of NYO-USA playing American songs, last week's From the Top recording, the latest musician blogs, and the Orchestra's New York City postcard.

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