Troy Peters http://tpr.org en Symphony And YOSA Team Up To Tackle Dvorak's 'Serenade For Strings' http://tpr.org/post/symphony-and-yosa-team-tackle-dvoraks-serenade-strings <p>Many classical music organizations are participating in the city-wide Dvořák Festival, and the Youth Orchestras of San Antonio are doing so too. YOSA Music Director Troy Peters has the lowdown.</p><p>"We are working with the Children’s Chorus of San Antonio and also with musicians from the San Antonio Symphony" he explained. "So we’ll have a string orchestra of students and professionals playing together, playing the great Dvořák 'Serenade for Strings.' And then we’re also going to do a nice little set of choral music with the Children’s Chorus of San Antonio."</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 21:26:53 +0000 Jack Morgan 25007 at http://tpr.org Symphony And YOSA Team Up To Tackle Dvorak's 'Serenade For Strings' Youth Orchestras Of San Antonio Looking To Do Más For Area Kids http://tpr.org/post/youth-orchestras-san-antonio-looking-do-m-s-area-kids <p></p><p></p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 20:12:28 +0000 Jack Morgan 19122 at http://tpr.org Youth Orchestras Of San Antonio Looking To Do Más For Area Kids YOSA Wins National Award For Programming http://tpr.org/post/yosa-wins-national-award-programming <p>The Youth Orchestras of San Antonio are receiving the ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming today in St. Louis at the League of American Orchestras Conference.</p><p>The award rewards programs that challenge the audience, build the repertoire, and increase interest in contemporary music.</p><p>Troy Peters is the music director of YOSA and said new music is a vital element in their effort to give students and audiences exciting musical experiences. Next month YOSA leads their annual summer camp.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:50:39 +0000 John Clare 13346 at http://tpr.org YOSA Wins National Award For Programming Auditions Open For Youth Orchestra Musicians http://tpr.org/post/auditions-open-youth-orchestra-musicians <p></p><p>This week local youth can audition for the 2013-14 season of the <strong>Youth Orchestras of San Antonio</strong>. Musicians who have been playing their instrument at least one year, and are ages 8 to 20 years old are eligible.</p><p><strong>Troy Peters</strong> is the music director and conductor of the YOSA Philharmonic. He says it is a great experience, and fun. "This year guests include Christopher O'Riley, host of From The Top, plus Tracy Silverman, electric violinist, and our first performance in Lila Cockrell Theater."</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 16:48:38 +0000 John Clare 12630 at http://tpr.org Auditions Open For Youth Orchestra Musicians Call YOSA, Maybe? Pop Up Event Highlights Lighter Side of Orchestra http://tpr.org/post/call-yosa-maybe-pop-event-highlights-lighter-side-orchestra <p><strong>Troy Peters has arranged and organized contemporary tunes for fundraiser</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Saturday night Radius becomes much more than offices and a restaurant; the Youth Orchestras of San Antonio will transform the space to an orchestral club. "And the idea is that we just show up with an orchestra in various places, and we've memorized a song, we've worked out an arrangement together, and we sing and play songs that people aren't used to orchestral musicians perform," says Music Director Troy Peters.</span></p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:52:55 +0000 John Clare 5218 at http://tpr.org Call YOSA, Maybe? Pop Up Event Highlights Lighter Side of Orchestra Legendary Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman in Residence With YOSA http://tpr.org/post/legendary-clarinetist-richard-stoltzman-residence-yosa <p><strong>Richard Stoltzman</strong> is a legendary musician, winning Grammy Awards, playing chamber music, new music and concerti around the world. He's also famous for his jazz, playing with greats like Woody Herman, Mel Torme, and Chick Corea. This weekend, Stoltzman will share his artistry with the <strong>Youth Orchestras of San Antonio</strong> Philharmonic.</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 19:49:45 +0000 John Clare 1196 at http://tpr.org Legendary Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman in Residence With YOSA Peters Conducts Triple Doubles - New Bridge Records Features YOSA Music Director http://tpr.org/post/peters-conducts-triple-doubles-new-bridge-records-features-yosa-music-director <p></p><p>The new CD "Triple Doubles" presents three recent double concertos - works composed for violinist Jaime Laredo and cellist Sharon Robinson. Performed by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, these performances have a remarkably personal quality, undoubtedly a result of the performers' close relationship with the composers and the unique bond of a husband and wife interacting with "their" orchestra.&nbsp;</p><p>Troy Peters, who conducts Daron Hagen’s Masquerade, spoke with John Clare about this release.</p> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 20:25:29 +0000 John Clare 802 at http://tpr.org Peters Conducts Triple Doubles - New Bridge Records Features YOSA Music Director YOSA's Great Tour of China: Hong Kong Concert http://tpr.org/post/yosas-great-tour-china-hong-kong-concert <p>Enjoy two selections from YOSA on tour in China, from Hong Kong here is the<em> Spring Festival Overture</em>:&nbsp;</p><p>And the combined orchestras of YOSA with the Hong Kong Youth Symphony in <em>The Moldau</em>; both are conducted by Troy Peters.</p><p></p><p align="center"><iframe allowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/13014022?badge=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="281" width="500"></iframe></p> Wed, 30 Jun 2010 19:18:22 +0000 John Clare 1262 at http://tpr.org YOSA's Great Tour of China: Hong Kong Concert