D’Addario Partners with Contemporary Youth Orchestra

Mike Lawson • News • June 2, 2017

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D’Addario & Company, Inc. has partnered with the Contemporary Youth Orchestra (CYO) in Cleveland, Ohio to help CYO continue to provide exceptional educational experiences to students.

CYO, a youth ensemble, currently comprises of about 115 high school musicians in 64 different school districts. The organization helps to prepare students for careers in the creative industries.

“D’Addario is a leader of innovation with their products and passion for helping students achieve, create and perform at a high level while fostering a supportive and creative environment,” said Liza Grossman, founding music director of CYO. “This is in alignment with the core of who Contemporary Youth Orchestra is and we are very proud of this partnership.”

In the history of the organization, CYO has commissioned 21 concertos and premiered more than 500 orchestral works all with the composers present.


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