Season Program 2018/19

yaolasvegas

2018/19

ConcertSeason

YuniorLopez,Founder&MusicDirector


PhotobyMelissaRios

A

Welcomefrom

YuniorLopez

sweenterthe4thseasonoftheYAO,Ihave

greatprideinwhatourprogramhasachieved

withthesupportofourwonderfulfriendsand

family,andIlookforwardmorethaneverto

anotherseasonofgreatmusicmakinginLasVegas.

Thisseason,wewilseenew&familiarfaces,the

debutofournewpercussionensemble,andour

firstappearanceattheSmithCenterforthe

PerformingArts.Theseasonbeginswiththereturn

ofVegas’own,TheLique,performingtheiroriginal

musicalongsidestudentsoftheYAO.Otherlocal

artistsreturningtothestageincludeAaron

Ramsey,andviolinistsYuriCho,SusanKim,and

DeAnnLetourneau

Ourinternationalhighlightswilwelcomesomeof

myclosestfriendswhowilmaketheirLasVegas

debutorreturnperformance.Canadianpianist,

BenjaminSmith,wilmakehisdebutperforming

Rachmaninof’sgrandPianoConcertono.2,andmy

veryownstringquartet,TheAnnexQuartet,wil

finalybeperforminginmyhometown.MyQuartet

wilbepresentingtheLatino-Americanaproject

fromourlateststudioalbum.Ourreturningartistis

theincredibleIsraeli-Canadiancelist,DanielHass,

whodazzledourstudentsandaudiencein2016.

AnotherreturnisviolinistStanislavProninwhois

performingasthefirstviolinistoftheQuartet.

AsalwaysIthankalthegreatparents,private

teachers,schoolteachers,andbusinessesthathelp

maketheYAOprogrampossible.Inthesame

manner,IrecognizeourBoardofDirectorsfor

continuingtomakeYAOthesuccessitistoday.

Thegoalofbuildingavibrantartscommunityfor

ourcitycontinues.Takeamomenttoplanyour

experience;itwilbeabeautifulandexciting

season,andIhopeyou’ljoinus.

YuniorLopez

Executive&MusicDirector


DanseMacabrebyHansHolbein


PhotobyKevinGlover


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Aaron'spassionforwritingandarangingvideogamemusicwassparkedfromayoungage,first

beinginspiredbytheoriginalsoundtracksfromvariousNintendoseries.Apercussionperformanceartistaswelasacomposer,Aaronplaysafascinatingpercussionconfigurationthathe

designed.Themanyshapes,colorsandsoundscomplementandenhancethemusic.It’sasfunto

listentoasitistowatch!

WhilepursuinghisBachelor’sandMaster’sdegreeinScoringforFilm,TVandVideoGamesfrom

BerkleeColegeofMusic,herecordedhisfilmmusicwithseveralhigh-levelorchestrasincluding

theBudapestArtOrchestraandtheLondonSessionOrchestraattheworldFamousAir

LyndhurstStudios.HismusichasalsobeenfeaturedinthePalmSpringsShortFilmFestivalwith

theshortfilmCopetín.

BeinganativeofLasVegas,hehasworkedwithlocalorchestrasandbandsaswel.Hewas

commissionedtowrite"GalopingAcrosstheGalaxy"fortheLasVegasYouthOrchestraand

"Odyssey"fortheNevadaSchooloftheArtsStringOrchestra.Afanofcontemporaryjazz

music,healsowroteandperformed"Archipelago"withtheLasVegasJazzConnectionbigband.

Morerecently,hehaswritentwofulalbumsofmeditationmusicincolaborationwithviolinist

RebecaSabine(SeaofLightandUnderANewSun)aswelastheSpiraalproject,analbumof

originalelectronicmusicinspiredbyvideogamesoundtracks.


AUDITIONS!

Studentsages8-22whoplay:

Violin

Viola

Celo

Bas

Flute

Oboe

Clarinet

Basoon

Horn

Trumpet

Trombone

Tuba

Harp

Percusion

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DeAnnLetourneauistheConcertmasteroftheLasVegasPhilharmonic,oneofthefewfemaleConcertmastersintheUS.Sheisapowerfulywarmandemotionalychargedviolinistwithauniqueability

torelateherloveofmusictoalaudiencemembers.TheLasVegas

ReviewJournalsaid,“…Sheperformednotonlyimpecablybutwith

anexuberantsenseofjoy.” TheDuluthNewsTribunesaid“…her

peperformancewassensationalyvibrantfrombeginningtoend.”

SheisanativeofSuperiorWisconsinwhereshebeganstudyingat

age14,andveryquicklybecamenotedasoneoftheupandcoming

YoungArtiststhroughseveralNationalYoungArtistsCompetitions.

Shehasappearedasguestartistwithmanyorchestrasincludingthe

MilwaukeeSymphony,LasVegasPhilharmonic,NationalArtsChamber

Orchestra(Chicago),Duluth-SuperiorSymphony,GreenBaySymphony,

ContemporaryArtsEnsembleofOhio,St.MartinChamberOrchestra,Orchestra,theLakeSuperiorChamberSymphonyandtheHendersonSymphony.ShehasalsobeenheardonseveralTV

andRadiointerviewsandconcertsincluding:KNPRFM,NationalPublicRadio(LasVegasand

Minneapolis),WQXRFMNewYorkandWisconsinPublicRadioandofcourseourownFox5,

MorningBlendandPBSstations.SheatendedtheUniversityofWisconsin-SuperiorwithDiane

Balko,UW-MilwaukeewithEfimBoico&theFineArtsQuartetintheirChamberProgram,and

finalyfinishingattheUniversityofCincinnati-ColegeConservatoryofMusictostudywith

DorothyDeLay(Juiliard,CCM)&KurtSassmanshaus(CCM,Aspen).ShehasalsohadtheopportunitytostudywithsomeothergreatviolinpedagoguesatvarioustimessuchasJosefGingold

(IndianaUniversity),JaschaBrodsky(Curtis)&DavidCerone(ClevelandInstitute).DeAnnlivesin

SummerlinwithherhusbandScot,TheBusinessFormationExpert,andtheir3beautifuland

talenteddaughters,Grace16,Rose13&Faith1(cantforgettheir2dogs:TashiandLady).

MichanWalshbeganhisstudieswithMikeCarpenterandRene

Gonzalez,headoftheguitardepartmentattheUniversityof

Miami.HecontinuedwithhissucessorRafaelPadron.Michanhas

participatedinmasterclasseswithDavidRussel,DenisAzabagic,

BenVerdery,ColinDavin,BertaRojas,ManuelBarueco,Dmitri

Ilinarionov,andRicardoGalen,amongothers.Hehasperformed

ininvenuesthroughoutFlorida,LosAngelesandLasVegas,bothas

asoloistandasamemberoftheLasVegasGuitarTrio.

From2015-2016hecolaboratedforseveralconcertswithCompositumMusicaeNovae,aSouthFloridabasednot-for-profit

organizationdedicatedtoproducing,performing,andexposingthe

publictonewartisticexpressionsinmusic,danceandthevisual

andliteraryarts.HecurentlyatendstheUniversityofLasVegas

NevadaMusicSchoolonfulscholarshipundertheinstructionofrenownedColombianguitarist,

RicardoCobo.


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TheNationalYouth

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ABOUTYAO

Over50+Concerts

&EventsPresented

Since2015




TheDr.ShirleyLinzyYoungArtistsOrchestraofLasVegas,alsoknownastheLasVegasYoung

ArtistsOrchestra(YAO),istheonlytuition-freeandprofessionaltrainingyouthorchestraprogram

intheStateofNevada.LedbyFounder&MusicDirector,YuniorLopez,theprogramunitesthe

mosttalentedyoungmusiciansuptoage22,whobringtheircreativityandexceptionalmusicality

toover10concertsandeventsannualy.InSeptember2016,theprogramexpandedwiththe

additionoftheYoungArtistsOrchestraAcademy–astringorchestraensemblethattrainsyoung

musiciansforinclusionintotheYoungArtistsOrchestraSymphony.The2018/19seasonwilsee

furtherexpansionswiththecreationoftheYAOPercussionEnsembleandChamberOrchestra.

Foundedonthebasisofeducatingandpromotingyoungmusicians,theYAOisfulydedicatedto

theartistic,personal,andprofessionaldevelopmentofoutstandinginstrumentalists.TheYAO

ofersawiderangeofperformanceandinstructionalactivitiesthatinspireourlocalcommunity,

whileenrichingthearts&cultureofSouthernNevada.Furthermore,theprogramofersdetailed

exposuretotraditionalandmodernorchestralrepertoire,anduniquecolaborationswith

renownedclassical,jazz,andworldmusicartists.Sinceitsfoundingin2015,100%ofYAO’shigh

schoolgraduateshavereceivedscholarshipstoand/orgoneoftostudyatsomeofthebest

Universitiesinthecountry.CurentalumniatendschoolslikeYale,Vanderbilt,IndianaUniversity,

SanFranciscoConservatoryofMusic,andmanymore.


ACADEMY

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SYMPHONY

PhotobyLilianaTrejoVanegas


CALLINGALLVOLUNTEERS!

MelissaRiosatMelissa.lvyao@gmail.comor702-907-4486

www.thesmithcenter.com


Dr.ShirleyLinzy

June23,1951–September12,2017


Dr.ShirleyLinzy,DNP,RN,MS,LADCwastheClinicDirectorandSupervisingNurseattheDr.

MiriamandSheldonG.AdelsonClinicforDrugAbuseTreatment&Research,LasVegas,Nevada.

Shirleybeganworkingattheclinicbeforeopeningit’sdoorstopatientsin1999.Shirleywasborn,

raised,andeducatedinChicagohavingearnedaBSandMSinNursingfromDePaulUniversityand

NorthParkUniversityrespectively.ShealsoearnedaDoctorofNursingPracticefromTouro

UniversityNevada.Shirleyisaproudmotherandwife.

ShirleywasinstrumentalinthecreationofthenursingprogramatColegeofSouthernNevada,

havingwritentheL.P.N.nursingprogramforthecolegewheresheservedasamemberofthe

faculty.Shebeganhercareerasapublichealthnurseinthewindycitywhereshewasresponsible

fortherefugeeprogramforthoseseekingcitizenshipintheUnitedStates.Latershewasinstrumentalindevelopinganadulthealthprogram,(WelnessonWheels),whereshetraveledthroughout

thecommunityeducatingandassistingthosewithaddictions,aswelasassistingwithschooland

workphysicals.ShirleywasthePresidentoftheNevadaOpioidTreatmentAssociation,Surveyor

fortheCommissiononAcreditationofRehabilitationFacilities,Tucson.Arizona,andwasa

researchnurseatthelaboratoryoftheBiologyofAddictiveDiseases,atRockefelerUniversity.

ShealsoservedontheBoardofAATODastheNevadarepresentative.Shirleyvolunteeredher

timewiththeAdelsonEducationalCampusconductingdrugtestingforalUpperSchoolstudents

andstaf.Thestudentslovinglycalher“NurseShirley”forsheisknownforhergenuinecarefor

eachofthem.

In2015,Dr.MiriamAdelsonandDr.ShirleyLinzywelcomedtheLasVegasYoungArtistsOrchestra

torehearseinaspacenexttotheAdelsonClinicatMarylandSquare.Beforerelocatingto

MarylandSquaretheorchestrarehearsedinacloseddownthriftstore.Dr.Linzyoversawthe

orchestrastransitionanduseofthespace.Inearly2018,theLasVegasYoungArtistsOrchestra

wasrenamedTheDr.ShirleyLinzyYoungArtistsOrchestraofLasVegas.Dr.ShirleyLinzyis

survivedbyherhusband,threechildren,fivesiblingsandsixgrandchildren.


THANKYOUFORTHEMUSIC!

eDr.ShirleyLinzyYoungArtistsOrchestraofLasVegasacknowledgeswith

thanksthesupportofthefolowingcorporateandpublicsectorfunders.

2018/19SeasonPartners

SeasonPresentingPartners$25,000+

CorporatePresentingPartners$10,000-$24,999

CorporatePartners$2,000-$4,999

MajorPartners$1,000-$1,999

Individual&ConcertPartners$100-$999

Community&InKindPartners

BilompsonFamily

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