MAYSfest 2017

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MAYSfest 2017 is at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center on April 30th starting at 4pm.  The Bob Carr Performing Arts Center is located at 401 W. Livingston Street in downtown Orlando.

The Metropolitan Area Youth Symphony performs its season finale which will feature all of the students from MAYS Orlando, Lake County, and MAYS’ school programs as well as a special solo cello appearance by Orlando Philharmonic’s Music Director, Eric Jacobsen, who will perform with Maureen May and the orchestra.

Come hear the magic of Mozart, the inspiration of modern composers, as well as the power of over 250 students playing onstage together. Tickets start at $20 and are on sale at

The Metropolitan Area Youth Symphony (MAYS) was founded in 2010 as a tribute to the legacy and musical ideals of Central Florida musician and educator, Jonathan May.

“Mr. May,” as his students knew him, directed several youth orchestras and founded many more. The MAYS is a living tribute to Jonathan May’s philosophy of inclusive, community-based music education, which is the foundation upon which the orchestra has built its program, one student musician at a time.

The orchestra features eight orchestral groups in Orlando and Lake County, several in-school strings programs, and performs over ten concerts and recitals per season. MAYS also holds workshops and master classes throughout the year for all music students in the Central Florida community.

Disclaimer: This MAYSfest 2017 concert is subject to last minute cancellations and changes which might not be reflected in this post. Please always confirm with this family-friendly business by calling or clicking.