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Our gala concert is quickly approaching!  If you would like to complete an ad for the Playbill (for the December 14, 2014 concert) please click here:

Contact:  playbill@gmys.org

#playmiami

The GMYS Summer Series consists of performances by our chamber groups once a month at different venues in Miami. Our aim is to bring to light the vast and unique musical talent Miami has to offer. #playmiami incorporates things we love about our community in addition to music such as palm trees, sunsets, the ocean and flamingos!

First  on the calendar is a performance for the 3rd Annual Underwater Festival at the Science Museum on Sunday June 8th from 1-3pm.

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How long were you in GMYS?
7 years
What instrument do you play?
Viola
What school are you going to next year?
FIU
How did you feel through the interview process for the Smiddy Scholarship?
Extremely nervous, but confident. Not to sound conceited, but I had a good feeling that I had a good chance to win.
Are there things you did that made you feel like you deserved to win?
Yes, I went to GMYS rehearsals all the time. I even went on my birthday, that’s how dedicated I was. I was always there to volunteer as well.
Do you have certain rules you stick by every day to help you stay on the right path to achieve your goals?
Don’t get distracted and stay focused.
What are your long term goals? 
To graduate college. Actually, to get a job too. Hopefully after college, I’ll become a nurse working at Miami Children’s so I can live around the Gables. Or… travel the world.
How was prom?
Amazing, so much fun. I thought I was best dressed.
How did you feel at our Season Finale Concerts?
I felt emotional. Honestly, I was more emotional about the GMYS final concert than the finale for my school orchestra.
What are you most excited for in college?
Meeting new people and experiencing a new chapter.
Advice to younger GMYS peers?
Stay focused and stay committed to whatever you do.
Last words?
“ILY, GMYS!”

GMYS announces openings for our summer beginning band class held at Glades Middle School on Tuesday evenings during the summer months!  Register your child today at http://gmys.org/preparatory-division/registration/.  Middle School and elementary school students 8 years old and up may apply.  Instruction will be provided by top music educators on flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, baritone, and percussion.

GMYS is happy to announce the first extension of our performing ensembles. Beach Mozarts, conducted by Ms. Linda Shapanka, will meet on Sundays at 10:30-11:30am in the ArtCenter building on Lincoln Road. Requirements will be the same as Young Mozarts. For more information or to audition for Beach Mozarts, please email Ms. Keisha Frith at lakeishafrith@gmys.org.  Students will register with the regular Ensemble Registration Form.

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2014 Auditions

  • Daniel Rodriguez-Roig, Percussion, 4th year
  • Jason Arevalo, Violin, 4th year
  • Wallace Chester, Clarinet, 2nd year
  • Isabella Marquez, Violin, 3rd year
  • Jasming Senel, Violin, 3rd year
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