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National Youth Orchestra of the USA

America the Beautiful for Orchestra

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NYO-USA performs America the Beautiful under the direction of Assistant Conductor Lee Mills. Watch more performances of American songs: http://bit.ly/1p4ntw9

America the Beautiful's lyrics were written by Katharine Lee Bates and the music was composed by Samuel A. Ward. This arrangement, by Philip Rothman, was commissioned by Carnegie Hall for the 2014 NYO-USA.

See NYO-USA on tour this summer in eight cities across the United States:

Select Tour Dates:
7/22/14: Carnegie Hall, New York, NY (tickets: http://bit.ly/1qcFuMw)

8/4/14: The Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA (tickets: http://bit.ly/UaWi7J)


Each summer, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute brings together the brightest young musicians from across the country (ages 16-19) to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA). In 2014, following a two-week training residency with leading professional orchestra musicians, these remarkable teenagers will be joined by conductor David Robertson and violinist Gil Shaham for an eight-city coast-to-coast US tour. To learn more about NYO-USA, visit http://www.carnegiehall.org.... Show less
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NYO-USA Plays American Songs Play

The 2014 National Youth Orchestra of the USA plays classic American songs. Subscribe for more music from the NYO-USA during their summer tour across the country.
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