Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019

TYO Director Lou Chen '19 discusses his journey with the orchestra and the Dudamel residency.

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Monday, Mar 25, 2019

An excerpt from the story, describing a private campus tour for Maestro Dudamel and his wife that was led by TYO Director Lou Chen '19:

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019

TYO inaugural concertmaster Melki Garcia-Perez shares his musical journey--from the Looney Tunes cartoons that cultivated his love for classical music, to his dream of someday playing in a professional orchestra.

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Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019

Earlier today, TYO Director Lou Chen '19 participated in a panel discussion about El Sistema, a publicly financed music education program for underserved children founded in Venezuela in 1975, which has now grown to provide music access to young students around the world.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018

Last Sunday, the Trenton Youth Orchestra gave a special performance of music from Harry Potter for Maestro Gustavo Dudamel.

Sunday, Dec 2, 2018

Last Friday, the Daily Princetonian covered "Tigers in Trenton!"--a showcase of Princeton student talent for Trenton students, and the first event of its kind.

Monday, Nov 26, 2018

TYO Director Lou Chen '19 has been awarded the A. James Fisher, Jr. Memorial Award for his work with the Trenton Youth Orchestra. The prize, administered by the Pace Center for Civic Engagement, is given annually to a graduating senior who demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit, zest for life, love of people, and loyalty to Princeton through...

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

TYO Director Lou Chen '19 has been awarded the Santos-Dumont Prize for Innovation for his work with the Trenton Youth Orchestra. This prize is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate students and recognizes a unique and creative program, event, initiative, or project from the past academic year which has had wide-reaching impact...