The Federation of Japan Amateur Orchestras Corp.
JAO has held the National Festival of Amateur Orchestras in Japan since 1973, and it will hold the 45 th JAO Festival at Kariya Cultural Center In Kariya City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan from July 28-39, 2017.
Conductor: Mr. Kosuke Tsunoda
G. Gershwin: “An American in Paris”
F. Grofe: “Grand Canyon”
Conductor: Ms. Yoko Matsuo
M. Ravel: “Daphnis et Chloe” Suite No.2 “Interlude”
C. Debussy: “La mer” L109
Taoyuan City Jungli Youth Orchestra (JYO), Taiwan
JYO is registered as the non-profit organization of Taoyuan City Jungli Youth Orchestra Association in Taiwan. It was established in 2010 for young music lovers in the northern part of Taiwan and includes a youth orchestra, a junior ensemble and a kids-beginner group, with 130 young people aged from 5 to 25 performing two annual concerts and a concert abroad. Last summer, JYO was invited to “The Prodigy Collective: An International Gathering of Youth Orchestras” to celebrate the 50th funding anniversary for Queensland Youth Orchestras (QYO) in Brisbane, Australia.
We joined the youth orchestra festival with QYO, Macau Youth Symphony Orchestra, Mannheim Youth Symphony Orchestra and Stuttgart Youth Chamber Orchestra from August 3 to 5 in venues in Brisbane. JYO is planning to go on another tour this year to attend “13eme Le Festival Provençal des Orchestres de Jeunes.” Two concerts will be held at Cathédrale de St-Sauveur, Aix-en- Provence on July 21 and at Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet, Tarascon on July 23 with Orchestre Quipasseparlà from Switzerland.