"Spiritual America" by William Brittelle recorded by Grammy-Nominated Metropolis Ensemble, Wye Oak, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, and Michael Repper
Album to be released on New Amsterdam Records in 2019
Michael's 2018 Reinecke Fellows, Caleb Park (16, Cello) and Teddi Yoo (16, Piano) Receive $1000 Scholarship and Perform Final Concert
Caleb and Teddi conclude the 3rd Annual Reinecke Chamber Music Fellowship, founded by Mike Repper to be a training program for elite young musicians in the world of chamber music. After months of coaching, the duo gave a spectacular performance of Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Strauss, Shchedrin, Martinu, and Chopin and received $1000 scholarships to further their studies.
Concert includes Pictures at an Exhibition, Cuban Overture, and the world premiere of Slant by Peter Shin
Julia Bullock sang Barber's 'Knoxville' beautifully last Sunday with the New York Youth Symphony and Michael Repper"
Concert includes compositions by founder and director David Benoit, internationally-acclaimed Smooth Jazz Artist, including Native Californian
New York Youth Symphony Conducting Program, Directed by Michael Repper, concludes with performances of 6 world-premieres!
Concert is performed in partnership with the Chesapeake Chorale, and included Brahms' Liebeslieder Waltzer Op. 52 and Bizet's Carmen Suites Nos. 1 and 2
Mozart favorites on the Northern Neck, with Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Piano Concerto no. 20, and Symphony no. 40
Michael gives pre-concert lecture (all NNO concerts are preceded by pre-concert lectures)
Michael conducts premiere of Kevin Puts' Flute Concerto at Carnegie Hall, with Demarre McGill (Principal Flute, Seattle Symphony)
Concert includes Capriccio Espagnol, Dvorak's Symphony no. 8, and the world premiere of go and by Thomas Kotcheff.
Program includes music from Star Wars and Dvorak's Symphony no. 9, as well as Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto
NYYS Composition students have their pieces read and rehearsed by NYYS student-instrumentalists and professional musicians from the Dacoda Ensemble in a Side-by-Side setting.
NYYS composition students had the unique opportunity to solicit feedback from the musicians, program director Kyle Blaha, and composer-mentor Aaron Jay Kernis. The pieces were recorded for the composers' portfolios and represented a wide variety of musical writing, including one spectral piece!