“To me, SDYS isn’t just a group of students playing together. It’s become a family for me.”
“SDYS is important to me now because it gives me the opportunity to learn advanced repertoire in a large orchestra setting.”
Music has given me all the tools and means to pursue my dreams.
I wasn’t really a musician. I thought I would do sports, but after a while it felt good and I felt happy that I was learning to play music.
Her experience illustrates the symphony’s mission of enabling young musicians to perform classical pieces at an advanced level.