Today 54 years old, the tradition grows for the SFYS and abounds under the fine direction of Founding Maestro Carmen Nappo’s step daughter, Marjorie Hahn. The SFYS, Inc. has commissioned musical compositions, performed at the Music Educators Convention, presented over 376 concerts featuring collaborations and outside artists , and continues to educate young performers ages 3-21 through Music Tours and Festivals, including the Inauguration Heritage festival in Washington DC on January 19-23,2017,and Carnegie Hall appearance in 1988,1992 and Feb 25, 2018.
Locally the symphony works with over 250 students yearly from primarily the low income, educationally and culturally underserved neighborhoods and the SFYS performs up to 5 community concerts, showcasing these exciting kids.
Many alumni are now teachers ,administrators and musicians in the area and around the country, Including Daniel Andai who is the Music Dean of Miami’s New world School of the Arts, Joe Lovinsky Principal Horn of the Pershing’s Own Army Band, professor of Horn at Shenandoah Conservatory The list goes on!
To learn more about the SFYS visit the web site at www.sfys.net and see us on FACEBOOK. Or call the symphony at 305-238-2729 for more information.
$500 to $1500