The Big Give 2020: Youth Orchestras of San Antonio (YOSA)
SAN ANTONIO Looking for a worthy cause? The Big Give is tomorrow and you can help young San Antonio musicians foster a lifelong love of the arts. Fiona spoke to Youth Orchestras of San Antonio (YOSA) music director Troy Peters on Wednesday about the teen music program and how its helping to transform children into world class musicians. You know, the kids who go through the YOSA experience dont all become professional musicians, but they all develop a larger sense of their potential, Peters said. Check out a performance from last season (before COVID-19) in the video below.
Youth Orchestra of San Antonio musician accepted to top music conservatory
SAN ANTONIO If youve ever had the chance to attend a Youth Orchestra of San Antonio, or YOSA concert, youve witnesses some of the citys most skilled young musicians. The goal for many YOSA orchestra musicians is to make it to the top orchestra, the YOSA Philharmonic. Hernndez, a bassist, thanks the Youth Orchestra of San Antonio and his high school orchestra for that accomplishment. Whenever (classical) music, I just envision the great composers, the great music and the great orchestras of the past, Hernndez said. The young musician was accepted to Indiana Universitys Jacobs School of Music, a music conservatory that consistently ranks among the top music schools in the nation.