The PYO prides itself on being a college preparatory opportunity for our young leaders and musicians. We congratulate the families and the students who graduate this year. You have been a tremendous asset to the organization and the entire administrative and program staff, as well as the trustees of the organization wish you continued success in all your endeavors.



Annalee Althouse, violin
Wheaton College

Alem Ballard, violin
Ithaca College

Dagny Barone, violin
University of Richmond

Lavi Ben-Dor, flute
University of Pennsylvania

Sean Bennett, violin

Austin Berman, violin

Joseph Burke, viola

Jeffrey Chang, violin

Michelle Cheng, violin

Gi Rim Angela Choi, flute
Rutgers University

Patrick Fei, violin
Boston College

Michael A. Flynn, viola
Drexel University

Lauren Gaston, viola
University of Delaware

Helen Gerhold, harp
Curtis Institute of Music

Gareth Haynes, clarinet
Temple University

Jason Herrmann, violin
Harvard University

William Higgins, percussion
United States Merchant Marine Academy

Caroline Jones, violin
Princeton University

Claudia Kassner, oboe
University of Pennsylvania

Hyerin Kim, flute

Nathan Korsen, trumpet
University of Pennsylvania

Rebecca Krown, bassoon
Temple University

Grace Lee
Washington University

Vincent Luciano, double bass
Temple University

Mei Mei McDowell, violin
University of Pennsylvania

Jeremy Middleman, horn
Vassar College

Larry Robinson, horn
Cornell University

Mike Sha, violin
University of Pennsylvania

Bartholomew Shields, violin
University of Memphis

Akin Sogunro, viola
Johns Hopkins University

Zachary Spector, bassoon
Brown University

James Tobias, trombone
The Juilliard School

Matthew Troiani
Princeton University

Helenmarie Vassiliou, violin
The Juilliard School

Allan Wang, violin
Johns Hopkins University

Dennis Woo, violin

Justine Zhang, clarinet



Krista Goebel, flute
Amherst College

Alexzandria Robbins, violin


Bravo Brass

Kelby Sivek, trumpet
George Mason University

Max Wamser, euphonium
Oberlin College