Youth Symphony

TVMS Youth Symphony

Thames Valley Music School Orchestra was created in September 2004 for advanced high school students and talented musicians seeking the opportunity to perform in the highest quality orchestral environment. Performances are presented twice each season, one in December and one in May.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Thames Valley Youth Symphony is to encourage and develop artistic excellence among young musicians in Southeastern Connecticut by providing a diversity of quality orchestral experiences; and, to enhance the cultural environment of the families and communities it serves.

Members
By audition for advanced high school students and other talented musicians.

Tuition

  • TVMS students - $425.00
  • Non-TVMS students - $475.00

Rehearsals
2016 - 2017, Sundays, 4 pm - 6:45 pm, Starting September 18, 2016

Rehearsal Schedule

Click here to view a detailed listing of the rehearsal schedule. Please check regularly, times and dates can change at a moments notice.

Weekly Rehearsal Schedule

Students - click here to check your weekly music schedule.

Location
John C. Evans Hall, Connecticut College, New London, CT

Thames Valley Youth Symphony Guidelines
The following guidelines enable the Thames Valley Youth Symphony to maintain a high standard of musical excellence. They encompass the basic considerations and responsibilities, which an orchestra member must show to his or her conductor and fellow orchestra members throughout the season. [Read More]

To Register
Click here for registration forms, policies, and other documents.

Contact Information

Thames Valley Youth Symphony Conductor
Alexey Shabalin
E-Mail: ashabalin2@gmail.com

Thames Valley Youth Symphony Assistant Conductor
Mark McCormick
Home: 860-572-1853
E-Mail: lmmccormick@sbcglobal.net

Thames Valley Youth Symphony
Office: 860-439-2749
E-Mail: tvms@conncoll.edu