American Youth Symphony AYS Principals Chamber Ensemble with Concertmaster Gallia Kastner pefroms Mozart: String Quartet in D Major, K499, Montgomery: Strum, and Brahms: String Quartet in C minor, Opus 51, No. 1
The American Youth Symphony provides professional training for musicians through a wide repertoire and varied styles of music, from classical masterworks to world premieres and innovative film scores. Competitively selected, fellows receive a full scholarship and have the opportunity to work alongside world class guest artists, including Daniel Bjarnason, Anna Clyne, Sarah Chang, Johannes Moser, John Williams, David Newman, Alan Silvestri, Charles Fox, and Lera Auerbach. Designed to challenge, nurture, and inspire, the American Youth Symphony is a musical laboratory where Fellows not only master their parts but also develop a deep understanding of the musical score.