Matt Chen and Leah Hansen
Nick Johnson (moving on to the Juilliard School in fall 2012) and Claire Chenette.
Bass Section (from left to right: Jay Rubottom, Noah Cotler, Kate Munagian, Eric Windmeier, Michael Van Ryn)
AYS harpist Charissa Barger along with Vanessa Young for the Elfman Project I
Robert Walker, Gabriel Campos Zamora, and Nathan Kirchhoff
Rod Gilfry and Alex Treger in the final rehearsal for Opening Night 2011.
Sarah Chang performs with AYS at the Opening Night concert 2009
Alexander Treger conducts the American Youth Symphony in Dvořák’s cello concerto with Johannes Moser, Gala 2010
Michael Armstrong rehearsing for The Elfman Project I
Jacob Wilder and Gabriel Campos Zamora (now a fellow of The Academy, a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education)
Katrina Schaefer (moving on to study violin performance at the University of Miami) and Tomlin Su (moving on to study violin performance at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts)
Sean Pawling, Anna Spina, Jacob Wilder, Paul Jenkins, and Mark Miller
Sean Pawling, P. Blake Cooper, Anna Spina, Jacob Wilder, Paul Jenkins, and Mark Miller
Orchestra Manager Isabel Thiroux
Ryan Baird
Mark Miller
Paul Jenkins
Gina Luciani
Nigel Armstrong, Francesca dePasquale, Alexander Treger, Radu Paponiu and Enosh del Monte, curtain call, Gala 2009.
Timpanist Kristen Kang with fellow percussionists Patrick Weber, and Matthew Howard, along with subs Brice Burton and Eathan Ahmad at the Opening Night Gala, October 23, 2011