Midori Masterclass Applications due on Sunday!
Read below for information on how to apply
Schedule for Sunday
Brass Ensemble Noon to 1:15 pm
Prelude 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Concert 1:30 pm to 4:15 pm
Principal 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Phil Strings and Phil Winds 2:45 pm to 4:45 pm
Midori Orchestra Residency Program (ORP)
Masterclass with Midori - Friday, May 8th . We are still in the planning stages of the ORP but we want to get started on the selection process for the masterclass. Three chamber groups, ie a quartet, trio, or quintet, will be selected; one group from Principal, Concert and Phil Strings. You will have the opportunity to ask questions at Sunday's rehearsal.

To participate in the masterclass please you must download the application and guidelines. Deadline to apply is Sunday, January 12th.
Inclement Weather Policy:

If rehearsal is canceled due to weather conditions you will be informed in the following manner.

  • A message will be posted to the NYS Facebook Page & Instagram Account
  • A NYS newsletter email will be sent.
  • Office phone message - 203-866-4100 - will be updated with a cancellation message.
  • NYS cell phone message - 203-984-2658 - will be updated with a cancellation message.
  • A message will be posted on home page of the NYS website.

Please remember that our musicians come from 30 different towns. If we do not cancel and the weather condition in your town is poor use your best judgement.
For questions or additional information, contact us at:

NYS Office Tel.: (203) 866-4100
Cell: (rehearsal hours) (203) 984-2658
Please do not reply to this email.