Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras Presents A Winter Concert

Dec 2, 2021Arts & Culture

Sunday, December 12, 2021, 3:00 PM

Dolan Performing Arts Center, 130 High St., Ipswich, MA

IPSWICH, MA – 23 November 2021– The Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestra’s returns to the concert stage for the first time since March 2020 with A Winter Concert on Sunday, December 12, at the Dolan Performing Arts Center, 130 High Street, in Ipswich, MA. The program is a mix of classical and contemporary music with compositions by Georges Bizet, Soon Hee Newbold, Eric Whitacre, and Franz Schubert among others. NMYO’s Prelude and Overture String Ensembles, Select Flute Choir, Intermezzo Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Symphony Orchestra perform. 

“We’re excited to share live music with our audience again after such a long absence,” says NMYO’s Music Director, Gerald Dolan. “This concert will have something for everyone and is a festive way to celebrate the start of the holiday season.”  

No tickets are necessary to attend this free-to-the-public performance. NMYO highly recommends audience members are vaccinated and masks are required to be worn over the nose and mouth at all times while in the building.

New this year, the concert will be live-streamed on NMYO’s YouTube channel! If you prefer to watch from the comfort of your home, visit and click the link on the Home Page to see the concert in real-time. 

Sponsored by the Institution for Savings, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Carriage House Violins of Johnson Stringed Instruments, Cape Ann Savings Bank, Demoulas Foundation, and New England Biolabs, NMYO concerts are a great way to experience orchestral music in a comfortable setting while supporting the musical training of the area’s finest young musicians. NMYO is committed to making its concerts accessible to all patrons and will make reasonable accommodations when possible. For assistance contact the NMYO office.

NMYO provides youth musicians with exceptional ensemble training and opportunities for cognitive, social, and personal growth through musical performance and community service. Led by Music Director Gerald J. Dolan Jr., with an accomplished team of music professionals, NMYO’s 120 musicians come from 40+ towns throughout northeast Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire and participate in one of five ensembles offered by the program this year. The regular rehearsal and concert schedule is supplemented with masterclasses, enrichment days, chamber music coaching, and community service outreach concerts to underserved populations. You too can join NMYO! Musicians are now being added for the second semester. Rehearsals are held weekly just off I-95 and Route 1 in Topsfield/Boxford. NMYO is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. LEARN MORE – · · 978-309-9833

EDITORS, please note: Photographs are attached. Photo credit, Kathy Joyce. If you would like an interview with NMYO Music Director, Gerald Dolan, please contact NMYO through Terri Murphy at or call (978) 309-9833.