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					FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   CONTACT:        Sarah Leaf-Herrmann
                                                                        (617) 353-3359
                                                                        sleaf@bu.edu

                BOSTON YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS’
           JUNIOR REPERTORY ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM MAY 30
BOSTON – April 19, 2010…The Junior Repertory Orchestra (JRO), one of the six orchestras that
comprise the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), will perform on Sunday, May 30,
2010, 3 pm, at St. Mark’s School in Southborough, MA. The Junior Repertory Orchestra is
conducted by Adrian Slywotzky. A list of the players, along with their hometowns and
schools follows.


Sunday, May 30, 2010, 3pm
St. Mark’s School, 25 Marlborough Road, Southborough, MA

Junior Repertory Orchestra
       Adrian Slywotzky, Conductor

Haydn           Symphony No. 100 “Military”

Borodin         Polovtsian Dances from “Prince Igor”

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Seniors and students receive a $3 discount.
Tickets can be purchased by calling BYSO at 617/353-3359 or by visiting www.BYSOweb.org.


The Junior Repertory Orchestra (JRO) has grown steadily from a small string orchestra to
a full symphonic ensemble made up of more than 112 members. Members receive group
and individual coaching which enables them to build solid, fundamental technical and
musical skills. Adrian Slywotzky began his first season as the JRO conductor in 2006–
2007. Under his leadership, JRO performs four times during the year at several venues
throughout the Boston area, including Symphony Hall and Boston University’s Tsai Performance
Center.
Additionally during the year, JRO members receive sight-singing and ear-training instruction as
part of their experience at BYSO. These classes are taught by graduate students from Boston
University College of Fine Arts.


About Adrian Slywotzky
Adrian Slywotzky is proud to be an alumnus of BYSO, having played in the orchestra from 1993
to 1998. He lives in New Haven, CT, where he is studying conducting with Shinik Hahm under a
fellowship from the Yale School of Music. Adrian conducts the New Haven Chamber Orchestra
and the Yale Medical Symphony Orchestra, and is also serving as interim conductor of the
Greater New Haven Youth Orchestra for 2009-10. He was Director of Instrumental Music at
Hopkins School from 2004 to 2009, and has served on the faculty of Elm City ChamberFest since
its inception in 2005. He holds a B.A. in Architecture and M.M. in Violin Performance from Yale
University. While an undergraduate, Adrian directed the Jonathan Edwards Chamber Players
and the Berkeley College Orchestra. As a violinist, he has participated in festivals including
Tanglewood Music Center, California Summer Music, and the Norfolk Contemporary Music
Workshop.


About Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras
The BYSO consists of approximately 420 students representing more than 120 communities from
the New England area. The BYSO is widely regarded as one of the country's finest youth
orchestras and is recognized nationally as a model music and arts education organization. Since
its inception in 1958 at Boston University, the BYSO continues to achieve the highest artistic
standards and remains committed to musical excellence.

Junior Repertory Orchestra roster (alphabetical by hometown)
(Name, instrument, hometown, school, grade)
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Jenna Hong, violin, Acton, MA - Fay School 7 grade
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Phoebe Liang, violin, Acton, MA - R. J. Grey Junior High School 9 grade
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Wendy Yu, violin, Acton , MA - R. J. Grey Junior High School 8 grade
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Hongi (Henry) Zhou, violin, Acton, MA - R. J. Grey Junior High School 9 grade
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Tiffany Lam, violin, Andover, MA - Doherty Middle School 9 grade
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Christine Wu, violin, Andover, MA - Andover High School 9 grade
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Connie Rab, viola, Arlington, MA - Ottoson Middle School 8 grade
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Parker Sheil, oboe, Ashland, MA - Ashland High School 10 grade
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William Yao, violin, Barrington, RI - Hampden Meadows 5 grade
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Andrew Park, clarinet, Belmont, MA - Chenery Middle School 8 grade
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Malcolm Perkins, horn, Belmont, MA - Belmont High School 10 grade
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Dongdong You, violin, Belmont, MA - Belmont High School 10 grade
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David Lassila, flute, Bethany, CT - Bethany Middle School 8 grade
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Samuel Shaw, horn, Beverly, MA - St. John's Preparatory School 10 grade
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Joshua Coffey, cello, Billerica, MA - Billerica Memorial High School 9 grade
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Chase Balayo, viola, Boston, MA - Boston Latin School 8 grade
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Jaimie Chang, flute, Boston, MA - Boston Latin School 10 grade
                                                            th
Gabriel Parlin, viola, Boston, MA - Fenn School 8 grade
                                                     th
Taylor Payne, violin, Boston, MA - Rivers School 7 grade
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Britta Marie Purcell, violin, Boston, MA - The Winsor School 6 grade
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Anthony Cheung, oboe, Brighton, MA - Boston Latin School 9 grade
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Yosef Rumshiskiy, violin, Brighton, MA - Maimonides School 9 grade
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Camille Newsom, violin, Brookline, MA - Lawrence Middle School 7 grade
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Adam Gourabou, violin, Cambridge, MA - Cambridge Rindge & Latin School 10 grade
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Alethea Grant, harp, Candia, NH - A Beka Academy 8 grade
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Daniel Kazenel, cello, Canton, MA - Canton High School 9 grade
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Kevin Barrow, clarinet, Carlisle, MA - Carlisle Public Schools 9 grade
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Elizabeth Sperry, flute, Chelmsford, MA - McCarthy Middle School 8 grade
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Alexander Makrigiorgos violin, Chestnut Hill, MA - Baker School 9 grade
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Brittany Leger, horn, Cohasset, MA - Cohasset Middle High School 9 grade
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Laura Dynes, violin, Concord, MA - Sanborn Middle School 7 grade
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Mei Endo, trombone, Concord, MA - Concord-Carlisle High School 9 grade
                                                                         th
Alexander Kui, viola, Concord, MA - Concord Middle School 7 grade
                                                                          th
Fairchild Tang, violin, Concord, MA - Concord Middle School 8 grade
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Abigail Kahler, violin, Dedham, MA - Ursuline Academy 9 grade
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Sarah Kahler, viola, Dedham, MA - Ursuline Academy 7 grade
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Patrick J. Samonte, cello, Dedham, MA - Edward W. Brooke Charter School 8 grade
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Alexandra Mikaella Louise Maund, viola, Dorchester, MA - Southfield School 8 grade
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Julia Kanner, bassoon, Duxbury, MA, Home-school 10 grade
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Wei Li, violin, East Greenwich, RI - Archie R Cole Middle School 7 grade
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Francie Freedman, cello , Framingham, MA - Walsh Middle School 7 grade
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Elizabeth Durham, oboe, Harvard, MA - The Bromfield School 10 grade
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Gesnerson Jean Charles, bass, Hyde Park, MA - Boston Rep 7 grade
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Sebastien D'Amico, cello, Jamaica Plain, MA - Boston Latin School 8 grade
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Emma Atwood, violin, Lexington, MA - Belmont Day School 6 grade
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Alexandra Ding, violin, Lexington, MA - Lexington High School 9 grade
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Jisuk (Joshua) Kim, violin, Lexington, MA - Fessenden School 7 grade
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Eunice Ko, violin, Lexington, MA - William Diamond Middle School 7 grade
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Amy Li, violin, Lexington, MA - Lexington High School 9 grade
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Yibo Betsy Pu, violin, Lexington, MA - Hastings Elementary School 5 grade
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Sloan Silberman. viola, Lexington, MA - Diamond Middle School 8 grade
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Sammy Andonian, cello, Lincoln, MA - Brooks School 6 grade
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Sophie Gechijian, violin, Lincoln, MA - Concord-Carlisle High School 10 grade
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Emmalee Aiken, viola, Londonderry, NH - Londonderry High School 10 grade
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Shuyang Wang, violin, Malden, MA - Boston Latin School 7 grade
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Isaiah Charles, bass, Mattapan, MA - Sacred Heart School 8 grade
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Bailey Lee, viola, Medford, MA - Medford High School 9 grade
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Christian Ernest , bass, Milton, MA - Brimmer & May School 8 grade
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Brendan Hayward, viola, Milton, MA - Milton High School 10 grade
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Rose Moerschel, violin, Milton, MA - Pierce Middle School '7 grade
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Lily Moerschel, cello, Milton, MA - Pierce Middle School 7 grade
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Yan Prophete, bass, Milton, MA - Tucker School 6 grade
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George Goodwin, trumpet, Nashua, NH - Elm Street Junior High School 9 grade
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Timothy Marquis, bassoon, Nashua, NH - Nashua High School North 11 grade
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Emily Chen, violin, Needham, MA - Charles River School 5 grade
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Andrew Fai, violin, Newton, MA - Noble & Greenough School 8 grade
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Yuriko Fukumura, cello, Newton, MA - Oak Hill Middle School 7 grade
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Paige Grody, percussion, Newton, MA - Newton North High School 10 grade
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Hyuk Joo Hwang, clarinet, Newton, MA - Oak Hill Middle School 7 grade
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Caitlin Kwan, violin, Newton, MA - Bigelow Middle School 8 grade
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Allysa Lujares, viola, Newton, MA - Bigelow Middle School 9 grade
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Saranya Ramadurai, violin, Newton, MA - Oak Hill Middle School 8 grade
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Rosemary Sokolov, flute, Newton, MA - Newton North High School 10 grade
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Lucius Xuan, cello, Newton, MA - Bigelow Middle School 7 grade
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Yasmin Yacoby, cello, Newton, MA - Oak Hill Middle School 7 grade
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Adam Zupancic, violin, Newton, MA - Bigelow Middle School 7 grade
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Derek Wong, oboe, Newton Centre, MA - Buckingham, Browne & Nichols 9 grade
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Shannon Cheung, violin, North Andover MA - Academy of Notre Dame 10 grade
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McKenzie Cheung, violin, North Andover, MA - Academy of Notre Dame 7 grade
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Ariel Chang, violin, Northborough, MA - Algonquin Regional High School 10 grade
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Zoe Chang, violin, Northborough, MA - Lincoln Street Elementary School 5 grade
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Yang (Brendon) Lin, violin, Northborough, MA - Algonquin Regional High School 9 grade
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Margaret Adedamola, violin, Norwell, MA - Cole Elementary School 4 grade
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Alexa Sanchez, cello, Roslindale, MA - Boston Latin Academy 8 grade
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Irene Tang, violin, Sharon, MA - Sharon Middle School 7 grade
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Dareus Chen, cello, Sherborn, MA - Dover Middle School 8 grade
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Eric Cui, violin, Shrewsbury, MA - Oak Middle School 8 grade
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Yunda Li, violin, Shrewsbury, MA - Boston Latin School 9 grade
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Justin Smith, horn, South Kingstown, RI - Curtis Corner Middle School 8 grade
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Sebastien Ridore, viola, Stoneham, MA - Buckingham, Browne & Nichols 7 grade
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Fiora Elbers-Tibbitts, violin, Sudbury, MA, Ephraim Curtis Middle School 8 grade
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Eugenia Zhang, violin, Sudbury, MA - Countryside Elementary School 4 grade
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Amy Gu, violin, Wayland, MA - Buckingham, Browne & Nichols 6 grade
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Yuto Hirano, cello, Wellesley, MA - Wellesley Middle School 8 grade
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Christopher Hori, oboe, Wellesley, MA - Wellesley High School 10 grade
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Kate Luo, violin, Wellesley, MA - Daniel Butler Elementary 5 grade
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Rory Page, bassoon, Wellesley, MA - Buckingham, Browne & Nichols 10 grade
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Patrick Gregory Samonte, viola, West Roxbury, MA - Boston Latin School 9 grade
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Yeonkyu (Daryl) Yang, trumpet, Westborough, MA - Westborough High School 9 grade
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Isabella Wang, flute, Westford, MA - Westford Academy 9 grade
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Daphne Xu, violin, Westford, MA - Stoney Brook Middle School 8 grade
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Elizabeth Firmin, bass, Westwood, MA - Thurston Middle School 7 grade
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Peter Firmin, bass, Westwood, MA - Thurston Middle School 6 grade
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Sean Rose, percussion, Weymouth, MA - Weymouth High School 9 grade
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Jeremy Tonelli-Sippel, violin, Whitinsville, MA – Home-school 9 grade
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Robert Sacks, trombone, Wilmington, MA - Wilmington High School 10 grade
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Jun-Goo Kwak, violin, Winchester, MA - McCall Middle School 7 grade
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Fou (Lily) Wang, violin, Winchester, MA - McCall Middle School 8 grade
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Marisa Giangregorio, clarinet, Wrentham, MA - King Phillip Regional High School 9 grade
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Teresa Kim, horn, Wrentham, MA - King Phillip Regional High School 9 grade
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Emily Sexton, bassoon, Wrentham, MA - King Phillip Regional High School 10 grade


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