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Carlos Agreda on the ESYO's 40th Anniversary Celebration

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Empire State Youth Orchestra Music Director,wearing all black, stands in the center of the image while twirling a conductor's wand.
Empire State Youth Orchestra Music Director, Carlos Agreda

The Empire State Youth Orchestra celebrates 40 years of musical excellence with an amazing concert this weekend. An ESYO alumnus and current assistant principal cellist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Olsen ’98, returns as soloist for the Cello Concerto of Elgar. Also on the program, music of Strauss, Jr., Shostakovich, and Respighi. Music Director Carlos Agreda stopped by to tell us about the festivities.