Rivers Youth Orchestras

Rivers Youth Orchestras

The Rivers Youth Orchestra program boasts five orchestras for students ages 7-18. The orchestras perform several concerts throughout the year. Rehearsals are on Fridays at 4:00 pm throughout the School year.

More info about each orchestra:
Rivers Youth Symphony, Christopher Memoli, conductor
Philharmonia, Colleen MacDonald, conductor
Sinfonia, Susan Memoli, conductor
Preparatory Orchestra, Whitney Tandon, conductor
Primo Orchestra, Chris Brainard, conductor

Schedule & Handbook:
2019-2020 Calendar
RYO Handbook

2020-2021 Auditions:

The 2020-2021 RYO audition dates are as follows:
Friday, May 15: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Move-Up Students Only
Friday, May 22: 3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Friday, May 29: 3:45 pm – 5:30 pm – New Students Only

Audition sign-ups pending for the 2020-2021 RYO season.

General auditions take place in May for the Fall semester. If you are applying for a specific instrument opening, please contact Katherine Greene for more information.

2019-2020 Concerts

Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2 pm, Regis College
Friday, December 20, 2019, Rivera Recital Hall (Primo only)
Sunday, February 9, 2020, 2 pm, Regis College
Sunday, May 10, 2020, 2 pm, NEC’s Jordan Hall


Questions? Please contact:

Katherine Greene, Youth Orchestra Manager
orchestramanager@rivers.org