April 25, 2015 MYO and Curva Via Orchestra directed by Laurent Brack

Winter Concert 2019

WINTER CONCERT  December 6, 2019 7 pm

To be Performed in the NEW Greely Performance Arts Center

357 Tuttle Road Cumberland Center

With Greely High School Madrigal singers under the direction of Sarah Bailey

MYO is excited to again be performing with the Greely Madrigals. 

The concert will include: 

The Polar Express and especially a Madrigal rendition of Believe.

Telemann Air and Courant

A Little Bartok Suite


Yellow Submarine

and much more




Previous Concerts

May 10, 2019 7 pm

Yarmouth Perfomance Arts Center

286 West Elm Street Yarmouth

Soloists: Madeline Irish performing Vivaldi Violin Concerto in a minor and Benjamin Carter performing Bruch Violin Concerto in g minor

December 8, 2018

Cape Elizabeth High School Auditorium

Combined Holiday Concert with the Greely Madrigal Singers

May 11, 2018 Yarmouth Performaing Arts Center

This was a concerto concert with Julia Lancia on Viola playing Telemann Concerto in Gmajor, and Emma Matusovich on French Horn playing the Mozart Concerto No. 3 K447.

Other pieces will include the Brahms Serenade No. 1, Op 11 with the Augusta Symphony; Aaron Copland's, Hoe-Down from "Rodeo"; and The Empire Strikes Back Medley by John Williams arranged by John Whitney.

DECEMBER 8, 2017 7:00 PM Yarmouth Performing Arts Center

Madrigal Singers under the direction of Sarah Bailey will perform, celebrating the holidays and the beautiful time of year. Their pieces will include Joy to the World! by Mason(Handel)/arr. Rutter, Snow-Flakes by Longfellow/Charles Kaufmann,  Carol of the Bells by Leontovich/arr. Wilhousky. Orchestra pieces will include Fidelio Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven, Jurassic Park by John Williams, Symphoney No. 41 K551 by W.A. Mozart. Combined performance pieces of Candlelight Carol by John Rutter and a traditional Carol Sing Along.


MAY 7, 2017 3:00 Snow Pond Center for the Arts

As is tradition with MYO our May 7th Concert will be a combined concert with the Augusta Symphony Orchestra. This year we travel to Sydney Maine to play at the beautiful Snow Pond Center for the Arts, at 8 Goldenrod Lane.  

This year's Senior Concerto soloist is the talented flautist Chris Pettersen who will attend the Univierstiy of Southern Maine as a flute performance major. He will be missed at MYO next year. He will be performing the Pastorale Hongroise Op. 26 by Franz Doppler.



More of the performance includes; The Moldau by Bedrich Smetana, Russlan and Ludmilla Overture by Mikhail Glinka, the first movement of the Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Fiddler on the Roof Medley music by Jerry Bock and the last movement of the Symphony No. 5 Op 107 known as the Reformation Symphony by Felix Mendelssohn.

Join us in this our final concert of the 2016-2017 year. This collaborative effort brings together two groups dedicated to the performance of fun and challenging literature.Previous Concerts:

Previous Concert

DECEMBER 9, 2016 7 PM


Join MYO in welcoming back the fabulous Greely Madrigal Singers under the direction of Sarah Bailey. Selections from Georges Bizets Carmen Suite, and a movement from Beethoven's 5th Symphony will anchor a concert filled with Carol of the Bells, Coventry Carol, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, and the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's Messiah and much more. Sing along and bring a cheer for the Holiday.




Join us May 15th at the Yarmouth Performing Art Center at 3:00 P.M. for our Spring Concert. This concert will feature five Senior concertos with music by by Carl von Weber, F. Seitz, W. A Mozart and C. Saint Saens. MYO will be performing with the Augusta Symphony Orchestra and will be conducted by Paul Ross.

Suggested donation: Under 5 free, Students $4, Adults $8, and Family $20


Previous Concerts:

Friday December 18, 2015 at 7 pm at the Freeport Performing Arts Center the Maine Youth Orchestra and the Greely High School

Madrigal Singers under the direction of Sarah Bailey will perform,celebrating the holidays and the beautiful time of year.

Selections will include Brahms Academic Festival Overture, Dvorak's last movement of the New World Symphony, Tchaikovsky's "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy", "O Magnum Mysterium" by Morten Lauridsen, "Frosty the Snowman" by Walter Rollins and Steve Nelson, "Twelve Days of Christmas", "Oh Christmas Tree,   "O Holy Night" by Rene Clausen and our traditional Carol Sing. As a special memorial to James Horner MYO will play Titanic, one of his best known movie soundtracks. A nod to the season The Polar Express will fill all with the warmth of Hot Chocolate and Believe.


Come enjoy the Season and the wonderful students of MYO and the Greely Madrigal Singers.



As is tradition with MYO our May 10th Concert will be a combined concert with the Augusta Symphony Orchestra at the Yarmouth Performing Arts Center in Yarmouth. Bring your Mother to this Mother's Day performance of Schumann's Symphony No. 4 and the Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 by Edvard Grieg. This concert brings old and young together in a celebration of music, directed by Paul Ross.



The Maine Youth Orchestra and these  wonderful French groups Curva Via and Tous en Scene, paired up for a concert at Yarmouth Performing Art Center in Yarmouth Maine. The excitement and music rang throughout YPAC. A huge success in every way the concert created friends and memories.


Laurent Brackwill be the guest conductor leading the Orchestras and Choir in selections by Brahms, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Ravel, and Grieg, plus some arrangements of French songs.  He will be accompanied at the podium by our own conductor, Paul Ross.


Laurent began his musical training studying piano and voice.  At 13, he sang in the children's choir of the Paris Opera.  In 1984, he joined the conducting class at Dominique Rouits. In 1987, he founded the Ensemble Instrumental Interlude, foreshadowing the Orchestral Ensemble of Hauts-de-Seine. Then in 1988, he meets John Eliot Gardiner, during a masterclass, and is given the opportunity to lead the English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Choir.


In 1990, he was appointed Music Director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Young in Ile-de-France and the Choir "The Lyriade" of Versailles. He then leads the Pasdeloup Orchestra in 1995 at the request of Regis Pasquier, to accompany three great concertos from their repertoire. That same year, he founded the Youth Orchestra "Maurice Ravel", a symphonic training orchestra for young artists eager to become professional orchestra musicians. Then in 1997, Laurent Brack was appointed Director of Courbevoie Municipal Music Conservatory.


In 1999, he was invited abroad to direct the “Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra” in Dallas. Then in 2001, the Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of the Serbian Radio in Belgrade.


In 2009, Laurent Brack founded the Orchestra Courbevoie Conservatory. These students later became the Curva Via Symphony Orchestra .