Canada’s Queen’s College Broadcasts Resident Artist

NYO Canada (Picture credit score: Mark Rash)


The Nationwide Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYO Canada) is a full-scholarship and main coaching orchestra for rising artists aged 16 to twenty-eight. This yr, it’s going to enter its 62nd season.

Held at Queen’s College in Kingston, Ontario, NYO Canada’s residency will run from June 19 to July 20, 2022. This system will make the most of the college’s Isabel Bader Heart for the Performing Arts (The Isabel) and the DAN Faculty of Drama and Music’s Harrison-LeCaine Corridor.

Their residency will embrace orchestral rehearsals and performances led by NYO Canada’s internationally acclaimed music director, Sascha Goetzel

Different actions will embrace pupil and school chamber music concert events, world premieres, audition coaching, personal classes, chamber music teaching, cultural industries workshops, masterclasses, recording and streaming, and multi-platform efficiency teaching on the newest skilled tools.

The audition deadline for NYO Canada’s 2022 summer season program is March 1, 2022. To use, click on right here.

NYO Canada was final resident at Queen’s College nearly 20 years in the past in 2003 — earlier than The Isabel was constructed. In 2019, The Isabel hosted the joint NYO Canada and European Union Youth Orchestra live performance as a part of the orchestras’ Frenergy Tour which united the 2 teams for the primary time.

“We can be offering an outstanding live performance corridor for these very good younger musicians who symbolize the way forward for Canadian orchestral musicianship,” stated Tricia Baldwin, director of “the Isabel,” within the press launch

“We’re additionally thrilled to be bringing NYO Canada to the world by means of high-fidelity recording and movies in addition to offering multi-platform efficiency supply coaching to the younger musicians within the subject of inventive producing.”

“Queen’s was a implausible accomplice for greater than a decade, and we look ahead to returning to the campus that has since added the beautiful Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a hub of inventive ingenuity that continued its mandate even amidst a worldwide pandemic,” added NYO Canada’s president and CEO, Barbara Smith

“We look ahead to being part of the thriving cultural middle of Kingston, and we hope to interact the inhabitants there with our orchestral and chamber concert events that includes the elite musicians of NYO Canada,” Smith stated. 

A brief video about NYO Canada’s residency at Queen’s may be watched beneath.




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