Announcing the NSYO Founders' Leadership Awards
The Newfoundland Symphony Youth Orchestra is pleased to announce the implementation of the NSYO Founders' Leadership Awards for the 2014-2015 season. These awards are presented to applicants who are enrolled as full-time students at Memorial University of Newfoundland and are members of the Newfoundland Symphony Youth Orchestra. Recipients of the award will act as mentors during sectionals and full rehearsals by providing musical leadership to younger and developing members of the Senior Orchestra. Recipients receive full tuition ($500 value) and an honorarium of $250. Congratulations to Shawn Bennett, Jack Etchegary, Cleary Maddigan, and Hannah Pope for receiving the awards this season!
The Newfoundland Symphony Youth Orchestra Association Inc. announces that Grant Etchegary, formerly Associate Conductor, has been appointed Artistic Director. The Association is very pleased and excited to have Mr. Etchegary in this leadership position, bringing with him years of experience and success in music program development and musical excellence in program performance. Mr. Etchegary will also serve as Conductor for the NSYO Senior Orchestra. Mr. Etchegary has an extensive career as an Instrumental Music Specialist and is the Principal Bassoon of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra. We welcome him aboard in this new role and look forward to his energy and vision in the upcoming season!