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Violin Side Story

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Hear the world premiere of a piece by Samuel Adams — son of composer John Adams — and watch the orchestra's signature encore, from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.

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Two rival gangs of NYO-USA violinists meet in the underbelly of Purchase College, SUNY. See more musician-created videos here: http://bit.ly/1noR9js. On tour: 7/22/14: Carnegie Hall, New York, NY (tickets: http://bit.ly/1qcFuMw) 8/4/14: The Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA (tickets: http://bit.ly/UaWi7J) _____________________________________ Each summer, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute brings together the brightest young musicians from across the country (ages 16-19) to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA). In 2014, following a two-week training residency with leading professional orchestra musicians, these remarkable teenagers will be joined by conductor David Robertson and violinist Gil Shaham for an eight-city coast-to-coast US tour. To learn more about NYO-USA, visit http://www.carnegiehall.org/nyousa.